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Cultural Resource Management Archaeology on Federal Lands

CEMML archaeologists and their federal and academic partners convened the symposium “CRM [cultural resource management] archaeology on federal lands: new contributions and unique management strategies” at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, which was held in Washington, D.C. in April. The nine presentations in the symposium explored the creative ways in […]

CEMML’s Amy Burzynski Receives AP Star Award

Congratulations to Amy Burzynski, who has been named one of Colorado State University’s 2018 Administrative Professional Stars. This honor is awarded to fewer than ten of CSU’s employees each year. The award recognizes employees who demonstrate outstanding individual performance that goes above and beyond in their work within their department, in collaboration with other units, […]

Congratulations to CEMML’s 2017 Outstanding Accomplishment Award Recipient

We are pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the CEMML Outstanding Accomplishment Award is Marielys Velez, who works on the CSU campus and is a member of the center’s U.S. Air Force Environmental GIS Program. Each year around August, CEMML invites its staff and sponsors to nominate individuals and teams that warrant recognition […]

Team Develops Plan to Prevent Expansion of Invasive Species in the Mariana Islands

What do the coconut rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros), siam weed (Chromolaena odorata), and little fire ant (Wasmannia auropunctata) have in common? All now inhabit the Mariana Islands, on which the Naval Facilities Engineering Command operates training areas, but are non-native invasive species. A team from the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) at […]

U.S. Air Force Climate Change Project

Project Manager Mindy Clarke is leading a multi-disciplinary CSU team on a nearly $3 million project from the U.S. Air Force to help its most vulnerable installations prepare for the threat of climate change. Read more about the work that this collaborative team has achieved so far in this Colorado State University Source article.  

Significant Archaeological Finds at Fort Wainwright

The CSU CEMML cultural resources team at Fort Wainwright in Alaska have made significant discoveries that are helping develop more details about what the earliest North Americans were like. Read more about the work of Dr. Esdale and the team in this recent Colorado State University Source article.

Alex Woods Leads Archaeological Tour at Fort McCoy

The rich archaeological record at Fort McCoy, which the installation is documenting with the help of CSU contractors, was showcased to the public this summer with a presentation and tour by CEMML’s Alexander Woods. Read more about that in this recent Defense Media article.  

James Sample Facilitates Range Planning Efforts at Desert National Wildlife Refuge

CEMML’s Range Planning Specialist, James Sample, is managing discussions between the Air Force and local land management agencies about changes to public access at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada. Read more about Sample’s work and trade-offs among uses of public lands in this recent Nevada Public Radio article.   Desert National Wildlife Refuge Facebook Picture

Announcing Our Outstanding Accomplishment Award Recipients

Each year, CEMML invites its staff and sponsors to nominate employees or teams that warrant recognition for outstanding accomplishments. Nominations submitted in 2016 reflected excellence in information technology and the stewardship of cultural and natural resources. We are pleased to announce that the recipient of this year’s award is the Tomah Field Office Cultural Resources team […]

Dynamic Long-Term Wildfire Risk Modeling Presented at AGU’s Fall Meeting

CEMML’s Wildland Fire Support Center, headed by Andrew Beavers, has developed and refined a method for modeling wildfire risk that is particularly useful in military applications. Amy Burzynski, a researcher and data analyst for the Wildland Fire Support Center, presented the method at the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, one of the largest […]