Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Science for Citizens

At the oldest state-supported marine lab on the East Coast, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - Chesapeake Biological Laboratory faculty, staff, and student scientists are developing new approaches to solving the environmental management problems facing Maryland, our nation, and our world.

Though our doors must remain closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, our Science for Citizens seminar series invites you to learn about innovative research that continues to be pioneered at our lab from the comfort of your own home.

You're Invited

Spring 2021 Dates: Every Tuesday between March 30 and April 27
Fall 2021 Dates: Every Tuesday between September 28 and October 26
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Where: Zoom Webinar
Pre-Registration Required: http://www.usmf.org/scienceforcitizens/ 
A participation link will be sent to the email address provide during registration.
Cost: Free.
Who: Members of the general public. No scientific background needed; everyone is welcome!
Why: Learn something new and interesting while celebrating science on scenic Solomons Island

Fall 2021 Zoom Webinars

Planning for the Fall 2021 webinar series is underway.

To be informed when the schedule is announced, please sign up for notifications.


Watch Videos of Past Science for Citizens Seminars

Couldn't make it to a seminar you were interested in? Want to revisit a seminar you attended to learn more? You can watch live-quality videos of most our past seminars on our Science for Citizens video page.


Science for Citizens seminars are graciously sponsored by:

PNC Bank

Toyota of Southern Maryland