Record 1.2 billion oysters added to Bay restoration effort in 2013

October 14, 2013
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's oyster culture facility at Horn Point and its partners the Oyster Recovery Partnership, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and others have produced more than 1.2 billion oysters during the 2013 production season. This is the first time any oyster hatchery nationwide has produced more than one billion Eastern oyster spat in a single season.

Underwater Cameras Donated to Horn Point

September 13, 2013
Kathy and Mike Quattrone donated three SeaLife underwater cameras with accessories and shared their film production experience to help Horn Point Laboratory.

Discover the science of the Chesapeake at Horn Point Open House - October 12

September 3, 2013
The Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to take part in its annual Community Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013.

New study finds that oyster restoration can help clean the Bay

April 29, 2013
According to a recent study by Jeff Cornwell, Mike Owens, and Ken Paynter of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Lisa Kellogg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, oyster reef restoration can significantly increase the amount of nitrogen removed from the Bay’s waters by oysters that turn it into a harmless gas and even use it build their shells.

U.S.-Australia environmental education partnership is being led by Horn Point Professor Judy O'Neil

March 25, 2013
Professor Judy O'Neil of the Horn Point Laboratory joined U.S. Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich and Australia’s Minister for School Education Peter Garrett in Canberra, Australia, on March 22 to launch the U.S.-Australia Virtual Environmental Partnership, or US/AUS-H20.