Research Grant Awards

2021 Marr and Steinkamp Grant Awards Winners

2021 Marr Grant Recipients: Valerie Martin, $1000 for “Microbial Facilitation of Floral Exploitation in a Subalpine Pollination Mutualism,” Justin Yow, $1000 for "Understanding how climate variability within the Colorado Rocky Mountains affects fuel load dynamics in...

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2020 Marr and Steinkamp Grant Awards Winners

The CoNPS Research Grants Committee has Chosen the Recipients for the 2019 Research Grants Marr Grant Recipients Courtenay Ray $850 for: “Demographic response to climate change in the Rocky Mountain alpine” Emily Mooney $850 for: “How native host plant variation...

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2019 Marr and Steinkamp Grant Awards Winners

The CoNPS Research Grants Committee has Chosen the Recipients for the 2019 Research GrantsMyrna P. Steinkamp Research Grant Denise Wilson - $1,000 “Monitoring Epipactis gigantea Populations Within Plots Subjected to Three Canada Thistle Eradication Methods”John Marr...

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2018 John Marr Research Grants Awarded

The CoNPS Research Grants Committee has announced the John Marr grant awards for the 2018 field season.  John Marr grants are given for research projects studying native plants in Colorado.  Seven  grants were awarded. Anna Freundlich, Master’s Student at University...

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2018 Myrna Steinkamp Research Grants Awarded

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...

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2017 Marr and Steinkamp Research Grants Awarded

Marr Grants Awarded: Austin Lynn $900 “Investigating Evolutionary Relationships among native and exotic Taraxacum in the Colorado Rocky Mountains” Mike Kintgen $900 “Does Aridity Drive Species Richness in Colorado’s Alpine Tundra?” Erin Bissell $500 “Bird Diversity in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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