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Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association supports fisheries research

July 26, 2017
The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association Southern Maryland Chapter (MSSA-SMC) donated to Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) a gift certificate and new equipment to support field and laboratory work in fisheries research and management. 

REEF program exposes students to business side of science

July 25, 2017
The Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneurs Fellowship (REEF) program at UMCES’ Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) teaches select graduate students to turn their scientific research into a business plan.

First Guanabara Bay environmental health report card shows watershed under stress

July 21, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) along with local partners including the Environmental Sanitation Program for the Municipalities Surrounding Guanabara Bay (PSAM) and the State Environmental Institute (INEA), released the Guanabara Bay Environmental Health Report Card—the first of its kind in Brazil—to track progress of global water management goals. With a grade of D for the Guanabara Bay and its watershed, the report card serves as a model for building comprehensive, community-driven, scientifically credible basin assessments that will help accelerate restoration efforts.

Bill Dennison awarded for excellence in coastal and estuarine management

July 16, 2017
Dr. Bill Dennison, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Vice President for Science Application, has received the first Margaret A. Davidson Award for Stewardship from the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) for his trailblazing work to synthesize scientific results in a way that facilitates public awareness and management decisions.

IMET's Rose Jagus awarded Elkins Professorship

July 13, 2017
Professor Rose Jagus of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship by the University System of Maryland for her contributions to increasing the diversity of scientists working in the marine sciences.

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