CEMML Helps Fort McCoy Win DoD Environmental Award

The Fort McCoy Natural Resource Branch (NRB) – which includes several CEMML research and field professional – was selected as the “Best Natural Resources Conservation Team” by the Secretary of the Army earlier this year. On the heels of that award, this same team won the top 2016 DoD Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Natural Resources! CEMML is an integral […]

August 5, 2016

Balancing Culture with the Military Mission

The Federalist newsletter prints news of recent activities of its membership and of important projects and issues affecting federal history programs. Kudos to CEMML’s Alexandra Wallace for a great piece and the lead article, “Balancing Culture with the Military Mission”!

July 25, 2016

Cultural Resources Team Develops 3D Laser Scanning Capability

CEMML Cultural Resources expands its capabilities to document historic buildings, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes and Traditional Cultural Properties by training on 3D Laser Scanning and photogrammetry technology.

June 30, 2016

Annual GIS Workshop Brings CEMML Employees Together

On April 19-20, 2016, CEMML hosted off-site and CSU-based Environmental GIS employees for two days of workshops and networking. The team of GIS professionals support spatial data standardization for the Air Force Civil Engineer Center – Environmental Directorate (AFCEC/CZ) headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. Led by Associate Director, Gary Senseman, the annual […]

June 13, 2016

Earth Day 2016: CEMML-Style

Quiet and small or boisterous and crowded – researchers and technicians from CEMML celebrated Earth Day 2016 by planting seeds of sound environmental partnerships.  This year found CEMML employees helping plan and direct activities for sponsors and volunteering efforts in their neighborhoods. At no time is CEMML’s commitment to collaborate alongside military and local communities showcased more enthusiastically than on Earth Day. Here are a few […]

May 6, 2016

Neipert Takes on President’s Role

Liz Neipert Takes on NMFWA President’s Role Elizabeth (Liz) Neipert’s career in DoD natural resources started in 2008.  She currently works for Colorado State University’s (CSU) Center for Management of Military Lands (CEMML) as a Wildlife Research Associate assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, MS.  Her duties include […]

March 20, 2016

Property Protection in Conflict Zones

“Current CCHAG Support for the US Combatant Commands” presented by CEMML’s Dr. James Zeidler in the symposium New Developments in Cultural Property Protection in Conflict Zones, Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in San Francisco on 6-9 January 2016. ABSTRACT: The Combatant Command Cultural Heritage Action Group (CCHAG) was established in 2009 as an […]

January 20, 2016

Middle Holocene Discoveries at the Donnelly Training Area

Julie Esdale, a CEMML Archaeologist on site at the Environmental Division of the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Wainwright, Alaska, works with a team of researchers that use spatial analysis (among other methods) to study the evidence left by human occupation on these lands thousands of years ago. The PDF of this article is available here: […]

October 19, 2015

Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Conflict Zones

Safeguarding heritage was the focus of the talk by CEMML’s Dr. James Zeidler, entitled: “Incorporating Cultural Property Protection (CPP) Training in Military Professional Education: A View from Pedagogical Science”. Dr. Zeidler presented this material in the Islamic Manuscript Collections in Conflict Zones: Safeguarding Written Heritage workshop that was organized by Joris D. Kila of the Royal United Services […]

October 15, 2015

Conserving Mission and Two Rare Plant Species at Fort A.P. Hill

Robert Floyd, a CEMML on-site natural resources research specialist, and his colleagues work with the installation at Fort A.P. Hill to maintain high-quality military training lands, while simultaneously conserving two of the nation’s rarest plants: the elusive swamp pink (Helonias bullata) and the small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides). Endangered Species Online Bulletin. US Fish & Wildlife […]

September 1, 2015