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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.

Bridging the Gap: Women grad students talk rise of STEM, power of diversity in science

March 29, 2018
PODCAST: Women graduate students from UMCES' four laboratories talk about their experiences pursuing a degree in science at a time when more women are joining them in the field. Our conversation includes the rise of STEM learning in early education and the power of diversity of all kinds in science.

Science in the First Person: Allen Place on making vegetarians of farmed fish

March 27, 2018
Dr. Allen Place of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Science talks about working with his now-former graduate student, Aaron Watson, on developing a plant-based fishmeal for farm-raised fish instead of feeding fish other fish from the ocean.

Horn Point Laboratory to offer 'Science After Hours with HPL' seminars for local residents

March 14, 2018
Horn Point Laboratory will offer two “Science After Hours with HPL” seminars this spring. These events are free and open to the public.

Jerry Harris: a hunter and conservationist who is “giving back”

March 6, 2018
This year, Horn Point Laboratory will award Jerry Harris its 2018 Chesapeake Champion prize for his vision and leadership in marshland restoration and conservation.

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