The University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute (BI) fosters the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of biological diversity through research, education, and outreach. The success of the BI depends on close collaboration with units and faculty in the University of Wyoming. This solicitation is to fund University of Wyoming research to advance the core mission of the BI.
Proposals submitted for consideration under this solicitation must meet the following criteria:
1) Scientific investigation of the components, patterns, processes, or trends in the biological diversity of the Rocky Mountain region. This region is defined broadly as New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah and Arizona, and potentially encompasses portions of adjacent states.
2) Demonstrated relevance to conservation policy and land management in the Rocky Mountain Region, and a clear plan to engage such entities.
3) An innovative broader impacts and educational component.
Beyond these requirements, this solicitation places no constraint on the taxa, system, elements, or processes investigated by proposed projects.
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