UMCES' Appalachian Laboratory gave its annual Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award to Dr. Charles Hager, who for 17 years has put together a week-long, overnight camp to introduce kids to the many marvels of western Maryland at Carey Run.
Dr. Qian Zhang received the Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award on April 13. The American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) issue the national award annually.
UMCES has signed an agreement with Standard Solar, Inc. to install solar field on approximately 10 acres of its Horn Point Laboratory campus. The solar field will be a 2 MW system with expected approximate annual generation of 3.5 MWh of solar renewable energy.