DoD Legacy Resource Management Program

Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units National Network

Fact Sheets

Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units (CESU) Fact Sheet pdf [444 KB]

A brief overview of the CESU Network.

How to Use CESU Cooperative Agreements pdf [187 KB]

Guidance for DoD personnel to use CESU cooperative agreements.

CESU Fact Sheet for Statement of Objectives - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pdf [146 KB]


CESU Multi Agency MOU - Approved pdf [969 KB]

The CESU Network was created with the signing of an interagency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The objective of the CESU network is to provide research, technical assistance, and training to federal land management, environmental and research agencies and their partners.

MOU between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District and the ODUSD(I&E) pdf [36 KB]

This MOU authorizes the Fort Worth District to provide nonexclusive contractual support for projects in support of DoD military installations desiring to use the CESU Network.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Activity-Based Fee Schedule for CESU Agreements pdf [100 KB]

These fees will expire 30 September 2021.

CESU Competition Guidance pdf [249 KB]

Guidelines for Competition of Cooperative Projects Funded Under the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units National Network

Sample Statement of Interest (SOI) pdf [34 KB]

A statement of interest is published by the DoD when seeking proposals from CESU partner institutions for potential projects to be funded through the CESU Network. This is a template for DoD Regional Coordinators preparing a Statement of Interest

CESU National Network

CESU Website