CEMML Employee Recognized by CSU for Outstanding Service at Fort McCoy

Julie Steinhoff, a longtime CEMML employee has received one of Colorado State University’s 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards for her service at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin. She is one of six State Classified employees recognized.

April 11, 2022

CEMML Wildland Fire Personnel Aid in Aerial Fire-Suppression Training at Fort McCoy

CEMML personnel, as part of Fort McCoy’s prescribed burn team, joined with the Wisconsin National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment of Madison to complete prescribed-burns and conduct fire-suppression training on the installation’s South Post. Scott Sturkol of Fort McCoy’s Public Affairs Office shares the effort in an article for the La Crosse Tribune.

April 6, 2022

USAG Fort Devens partners with CEMML to create environmentally sustainable ranges

CEMML provides crucial environmental expertise as part of a partnership with the US Army at Fort Devens in Massachusetts. Integrated Training Area Management operations, including the clearing of low-level ground cover and hanging branches, support a healthy biome and ongoing military training and readiness.

February 18, 2022

CEMML Participates in Rare December Prescribed Burn at Fort McCoy

CEMML wildland fire staff recently participated in a prescribed burn at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. While December is late for conducting prescribed burns, which are generally conducted in the spring and fall, the conditions were ideal. Prescribed burns help to improve wildlife habitat, control invasive plant species, restore native plant communities, and reduce wildfire potential.

December 10, 2021

Helping the Army Protect Species At Risk on the Big Island

CEMML is helping to sustain populations of rare species that are not federally-protected but are considered Species at Risk (SAR) by the Department of Defense (DoD). Managing SAR is a DoD priority because it can reduce the chances that additional species are listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as Threatened or Endangered. A […]

March 8, 2021

Supporting Environmental decision making in Alaska since 1992

Responsible for over 1.6 million acres of Army-managed land, CEMML helps military leaders at Fort Wainwright make the best environmental decisions for the long-term preservation of the vast natural and cultural resources on their active training lands. The depth and breadth of CEMML’s work at Fort Wainwright requires equally extensive collaborative efforts. In the last […]

September 25, 2020

CEMML watershed management biologists conduct stream habitat survey at Fort McCoy

CEMML Watershed Management Biologists recently conducted a stream habitat survey at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin. Data collected in the survey will be used to determine how a culvert should be placed, whether stream restoration is necessary, and how well fish are surviving in the habitat.

May 21, 2020

CEMML Staff Earn USFWS Military Conservation Partner Award as part of Fort McCoy Natural Resources Team

The Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch, of which CEMML staff play an important role, was recently awarded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Military Conservation Partner Award, which recognizes significant natural resources management achievements by military installations.

March 19, 2019

CEMML partners with Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the local community to preserve Depression-era Cemeteries

CEMML’s cultural resources team at Joint Base Langley-Eustis won a National Public Lands Day (NPLD) award for preserving Depression-era graves at Fort Eustis and increasing the local community’s awareness of history. The NPLD is the United States’ largest, single-day volunteer effort focused on public lands. Its goal is to bring together federal land managers and […]

July 26, 2018

CEMML archaeologists unearthing human roots in Alaska

CEMML Archeologist Julie Esdale and her team have uncovered tools, weapons and the remains of bison, mammoth, elk and other large game at sites used over and over again for centuries by nomadic hunters in the region. The discovered sites are located on 1.6 million acres of land at Fort Wainwright, just southeast of Fairbanks.

September 15, 2017

CEMML Archaeologist Alex Leads Tour of Fort McCoy’s Past

The rich archaeological record at Fort McCoy, which the installation is documenting with the help of CEMML, was showcased to the public this summer with a presentation and tour by CEMML Archaeologist, Alexander Woods. Highlighted in the tour were artifacts found at Fort McCoy over the past 30 years. One of which – a 10,000-year-old […]

June 27, 2017

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