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.



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.

Horn Point Seminars ~ Yantao Li

October 25, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Yantao Li from the IMET campus will give a talk titled "Algae, biotechnology, and the environment" on October 25 at 11am in the Coastal Auditorium.

Distinguished Scholar Seminar

October 25, 2017 3:30pm
William Nardin, UMCES Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD. "How Does Vegetation Community Shape Geomorphological Evolution?"

Fall 2017 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series: Cat Stylinski

October 26, 2017 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dr. Cat Stylinski, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Appalachian Laboratory, will present "Is this thing on? Beyond information transmission to public engagement with science," as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholars Seminar Series.

Distinguished Scholar Seminar

November 1, 2017 3:30pm
Michael Gonsior, UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD. "Dissolved Organic Matter Characterization in Natural and Engineered Systems."