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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units National Network

Fact Sheets

A brief overview of the CESU Network.

Guidance for DoD personnel to use CESU cooperative agreements.


The CESU Network was created with the signing of an interagency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The objective of the CESU network is to provide research, technical assistance, and training to federal land management, environmental and research agencies and their partners.

This MOU authorizes the Fort Worth District to provide nonexclusive contractual support for projects in support of DoD military installations desiring to use the CESU Network.

These fees will expire 30 September 2021.

Guidelines for Competition of Cooperative Projects Funded Under the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units National Network

A statement of interest is published by the DoD when seeking proposals from CESU partner institutions for potential projects to be funded through the CESU Network. This is a template for DoD Regional Coordinators preparing a Statement of Interest

CESU National Network
CESU Website

Cooperative Agreements