News & Events


Cochrane and Flockhart join Appalachian Laboratory faculty

October 16, 2017
Dr. Mark Cochrane and Dr. Tyler Flockhart have recently joined the faculty of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Appalachian Laboratory.

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

October 9, 2017
The Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, seeks nominations for the 2018 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. The Johnson Award recognizes, honors, and enhances the efforts of those engaged in environmental education efforts in Allegany and Garrett Counties. The nomination period is open until 5pm, Friday, November 3.

Meet the President: Dr. Peter Goodwin

October 9, 2017
In September, Dr. Peter Goodwin joined the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science as its sixth chief executive. He is an internationally recognized expert in ecosystem restoration, ecohydraulics, and enhancement of river, wetland and estuarine systems, and has spent 30 years in higher education. From the President’s Office at the headquarters in Cambridge, Maryland, Dr. Goodwin shares more about himself and his vision for the future.

Horn Point Laboratory Open House

October 2, 2017
The Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free Open House on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “Bay Strong: Fighting for a clean environment.” Meet the superhero creatures fighting for a healthier Chesapeake Bay, learn about healthy marshes, how oysters travel, touch a sturgeon, and more. Activities for all ages.

Appalachian Laboratory announces fall lineup of Watershed Moments series

September 27, 2017
Appalachian Laboratory announces fall 2017 lineup for Watershed Moments series.



Ballast Water Invasive Species: The Science of Environmental Regulations

October 17, 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Free public seminar. Dr. Tamburri will discuss how CBL research is addressing the issue of ballast water invasive species and the successful implementation of complex environmental regulations.

Horn Point Seminars

October 18, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Nesslage is an Assistant Research Professor at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. Her talk is titled "Quantifying population dynamics in light of ecosystem change: case studies of Atlantic menhaden and water hyacinth" and will be in the Coastal Science auditorium at 11am, Wednesday, October 18.

Distinguished Scholar Seminar

October 18, 2017 3:30pm
Dan Filer, UMCES Appalachian Laboratory, National Park Service/Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU), Frostburg, MD. "Chesapeake Watershed CESU Network: Background and Updates."

Fall 2017 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series: Jennifer Murrow

October 19, 2017 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dr. Jennifer Murrow, University of Maryland-College Park, will present "Balancing the needs of bears and foresters: a methodology to identify specific forest management goals that regionally benefit an umbrella species," as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholars Seminar Series.

Making Environmental Science Effective

October 24, 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Free public seminar. Dr. Miller will describe how scientists investigate large-scale environmental issues.