CESU Network celebrates 20 years of collaborative science, stewardship, and education

‚ÄčThe CESU program was authorized by the 105th Congress under the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998 (Pub. L. 105-391) [13 November 1998]. Implementation of the CESU Network began in 1999, with the establishment of the interagency CESU Council and the first four CESUs -- Colorado Plateau, North Atlantic Coast, Rocky Mountains, and Southern Appalachian Mountains CESUs.

Stay tuned here for additional announcements related to activities and events to commemorate the program's 20th anniversary year in the weeks to come.

CESU Network National Awards

The CESU Network National Awards recognize individuals, groups of individuals, institutions, and/or projects within the CESU Network that have contributed substantially to the development, implementation, or accomplishments of the CESU Network. Awards highlight the collaborative structure of CESUs and reflect the achievements of federal and nonfederal partners working together. Visit the CESU Network National Awards page to view past award recipients.