The CoNPS Research Grants Committee has announced the grant awards for the 2018 field season.  Steinkamp grants are given for research projects studying rare plants in Colorado.  Two grants were awarded.

A $1,000 grant was given to Ronald Abbott studying “Shoot Production in the Rare Alpine Calciphile Saussurea weberi“.

 A $1,000 grant was given to Jennifer Ackerfield Assistant Curator and Ph.D. candidate at Colorado State University studying  “The Evolution, Identification, and Protection of Colorado’s Rare Thistles”.