2016 Grants Awarded for Marr Fund

Kath Kleier announced the following winners of the 2016 Marr Grants: Jennifer Ackerfield – Colorado State University, working with Mark Simmons: A Prickly Puzzle: Phylogeny and Evolution of the Genus Cirsium in North America, $1000 Alyssa Albertson – Colorado State...

2016 Steinkemp Grant Awarded

Kath Kleier announces the grant award for the Steinkamp Fund. Zachary Cabin – University of California Santa Barbara, working with Scott Hodges: Understanding the ecological conditions favoring the radical morphological mutant Aquilegia coerulea var. daileyae. $1000...

John Marr Grants Announced for 2015

John W. Marr Fund The John W. Marr Fund supports research on the biology of Colorado native plants and plant communities.  Grantees for 2015 are:   DeMasters, Carla (Rebecca Huft, DBG) Working on MS UC Denver.  Using native annual/biennial forbs to...

2015 Steinkemp Grant Announced

Myrna P. Steinkamp Fund The Steinkamp Fund supports research on the biology of Colorado rare native plants.    The Steinkemp Grant for 2015 was awarded to Wills, Brandee (Mitch McGlaughlin) First year MS student – biology.  UNC, Greeley. ...

2011 Marr Grant: Scott Smith (in cooperation with Tim Hogan, Collection Manager, University of Colorado, Boulder). Survey of the ferns and orchids of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Part 2). $1,000

This project is being undertaken to try and determine what ferns, fern allies and orchids exist in the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. This will be the second year of this survey.  The first year’s survey went exceedingly well. Six new Botrychium ferns as well...