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Cub Scout Pack 24 makes birdhouses for Appalachian Lab

April 16, 2018
UMCES-AL graduate student Claire Nemes recently led local Cub Scouts in bluebird house building project.

Liz McDowell, winner of the 2018 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

April 12, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)-Appalachian Laboratory is pleased to announce Liz McDowell as the 2018 recipient of the Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award.

Science in the First Person: Michael Gonsior on tracing the impact of septic systems on local waterways

April 5, 2018
Environmental chemist Michael Gonsior has been dipping into streams in southern Maryland to figure out if septic systems in residential areas of Calvert County are contributing to nitrogen pollution in local streams—and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.

Next Generation: Mary Larkin

April 2, 2018
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology graduate student Mary Larkin studies the link between diet and inflammation and ways to mitigate that in fish.

Watershed Moments: Bob Hilderbrand, "Stream Doctor"

March 30, 2018
On Thursday, April 5, at 6:30 pm, in keeping with the "What's in Your Water" theme from fall, Bob Hilderbrand, of the Appalachian Laboratory, will lead a discussion and fun, hands-on event for ages 8 and up on the critters that live in our streams.

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