Community Environmental Outreach Program

Request for Proposals

Follow this link to the request for proposals.

Program Description

The Community Environmental Outreach Program (CEOP), run cooperatively by the UNH Department of Natural Resources and UNH Cooperative Extension, matches UNH students with an interest in the environment with communities that have environmental issues to address. The students form an environmental consulting team that works with the community to address a variety of problems using their own environmental experience (academic and practical), Cooperative Extension personnel assigned as technical advisors (Frank Mitchell ), and the vast resources of the UNH academic community.

Past CEOP projects have included wetlands assessments, natural resource inventories, wildlife management plans, planning of interpretive trails, and development of wetlands educational materials, but the range of possible projects is limited only by the needs of the community and the availability of students that match those needs. Costs associated with the work are borne by the community, including a $200 administrative fee paid upon signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CEOP and the community, and travel, supplies, printing and miscellaneous costs as detailed in the MOU budget, due upon completion of the project. Typical charges range from $300 to $800 depending on the nature of the product to be produced and travel costs to the site.

Projects should be addressable within the framework of an academic year (September through April) by a team of two to four students. Proposals should be submitted to Dr. Paul C. Johnson, Director, CEOP, 258 Spaulding Life Science Bldg, Durham, NH 03824-3544. See Request for Proposals for details and deadlines.

For information
Paul C. Johnson
Department of Natural Resources
258 Spaulding Life Sciences Building
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-1717
FAX: (603) 862-1713


Frank S. Mitchell
UNH Cooperative Extension
Nesmith Hall
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-1067

Last modified on September 14, 2004