The Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation invites proposals for
field-based research, in all areas of natural science, focused on the
landscape and ecosystems of the Lake Superior basin, particularly
the Huron Mountains of northern MI.

The Foundation offers small GRANTS and provides housing and facilities free
of charge at the Ives Lake Field Station near Big Bay, MI.

HMWF provides exclusive research access to a large (ca 10,000 ha),
ecologically diverse, private natural area in the Huron Mountains of
northern Marquette Co, MI. The area includes extensive old-growth forests,
diverse aquatic systems, and a variety of other habitats.

Proposals accepted from qualified researchers, including graduate students,
in all field-based disciplines.  Particular priority for grants goes to:
'seed' projects that might lead to successful proposals to
major funding agencies; long-term studies; projects that make use of the
‘reference ecosystem’ values of the study area.

HMWF also supports biodiversity/taxonomic documentation and is particularly
interested in projects addressing poorly studied groups in its extremely
diverse research area (see website, below, for current biodiversity

The Foundation’s website, at, provides information about past
and present research projects.  Go to the ‘for researchers’ tab for
guidelines for research proposals.

Proposals for the 2019 field season should be submitted by 1 Feb, 2019;
this deadline is strict if funding is requested.

For further information, contact Kerry Woods, Director of Research at

Kerry D. Woods
Bennington College, Natural Sciences
Dir. of Research, Huron Mt. Wildlife Found.

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