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Horn Point Laboratory
The Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) is an environmental research facility of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) the principal institution for advanced environmental research and graduate studies within the University System of Maryland. Other UMCES research locations include the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore, and the Maryland Sea Grant College in College Park. Horn Point Laboratory is located on the banks of the Choptank River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Directions are here.
Directed by Professor Michael Roman, HPL is a member of the Southern Association of Marine Laboratories (SAML) and the National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML)
Chesapeake Science Investigators ~ For rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders
Spend the week at the Horn Point Campus immersed in the science behind the Chesapeake Bay. Campers will spend the week researching and discovering the special ecosystems of our area. This program is being partnered with the Dorchester County Family YMCA. Click here for flyer.