2012-13. Point Reyes National Seashore Association. $7,020. Interactions between free-ranging tule elk and cattle at Point Reyes National Seashore. PI: J. H. Cushman.
2012-13. UC-CSU Collaborative Grant. $10,000. Ecosystem-level consequences of plant invaders and reintroduced mammals. PIs: J. H. Cushman, C. E. Christian & V. T. Eviner.
2011-13. USDA Forest Service. $76,540. Re‐measurement and analysis of long‐term impacts of Phytophthora ramorum in mixed oak woodlands (PI: R.K. Meentemeyer; co-PIs: N. E. Rank, J. H. Cushman & David Rizzo).
2007-12. The Nature Conservancy & Big Sur Land Trust. $181,386. Evaluating the impact of cattle grazing on the endangered Smith’s blue butterfly, its host plant and the surrounding plant community (PI: J. H. Cushman).
2006-09. USDA Forest Service. $98,448. Long-term study of disease dynamics and forest impacts caused by Phytophthora ramorumin northern California (PIs: J. H. Cushman, N. E. Rank, and R. K. Meentemeyer).
2006-08. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Habitat Restoration Program (HRP). $212,789. Developing tools to promote the recovery of five federally listed vernal pool grasses (PIs: H. G. Davis, C. M. Sloop and J. H. Cushman).
2006-08. Sustainable Agriculture and Research (SARE). $9,680. Sheep grazing as a tool for vernal pool stewardship (PI: Joan Schwan; co-PI/sponsor: J. H. Cushman).
2005-07. USDA Forest Service. $57,660. Determination of the incidence and impacts of Phytophthora ramorum in coastal forests of California. PI: R. Meentemeyer, co-PIs: D. Rizzo, J. H. Cushman and T. Swiecki).
U.S. Forest Service. $147,156. Vertebrates as dispersal agents of Phytophthora
ramorum, the pathogen that causes Sudden Oak Death (PI: J. H. Cushman;
co-PI: R. Meentemeyer).
2003-2005. California Department of Forestry. $156,448. Influence of land-use history and vertebrates on the occurrence and spread of Phytophthora ramorum (PI: J. H. Cushman; co-PI: R. Meentemeyer).
2002-06. National Science Foundation. $810,656 (DBI-0217064). Spatial modeling of a biological invasion: the spread of Sudden Oak Death and the importance of host genetics, environmental forcings, and community structure (PI: R. Meentemeyer; co-PIs: J. H. Cushman, N. E. Rank, D. Rizzo and R. Whitkus).
2000-05. National Science Foundation. $312,000 (DEB-9981663). Mammalian herbivores as consumers and fertilizers: consequences for community structure and ecosystem dynamics (PI: J. H. Cushman).
California Department of Fish and Game. $175,156. Science-based management
of non-native species: quantifying the effects of feral pigs on California
grasslands (PI: J. H. Cushman).
2000-01. Environmental Defense Fund. $14,875. Science-based management of invasive species: exploring the effects of feral pigs on California grasslands (PI: J. H. Cushman).
1999-00. National Science Foundation. $70,000 (DUE-9950874). A comprehensive introductory biology curriculum centered around student participation in research experiences (PI: D. J. Girman; co-PIs: N. E. Rank, J. H. Cushman and J. A. Sakanari).
1999-00. Sonoma County Water Agency. $58,000. Invasive plant species in the Russian River: influence on native biota and control methods for restoration (PIs: J. H. Cushman and K. A. Gaffney).
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, National Park Service. $35,000.
Monitoring of the Mission blue butterfly on the Marin Headlands, California
(PIs: V. K. Rashbrook and J. H. Cushman).
1998-99. Sonoma County Water Agency. $39,650. Arundo donax in the Russian River: extent of the invasion, ecological impacts, and effective control methods (PIs: J. H. Cushman and K. A. Gaffney).
1996-97. National Geographic Society. $12,190. Mammalian herbivores as mediators of coastal plant communities and ecosystems (PI: J. H. Cushman).
1995-97. Department of Parks and Recreation (State of California). $22,572. Influence of feral pigs on the coastal plant communities of Salt Point State Park (PI: J. H. Cushman).
Australian Research Council. $24,549. Experimental analysis of an obligate
and species-specific mutualism (PI: J. H. Cushman; co-PI: A. J. Beattie).
1988-89. National Science Foundation. $7,388 (DIG-8815544). Intraspecific competition for mutualists: conditional interactions in a membracid-ant association (PI: J. H. Cushman; co-PI: T. G. Whitham).