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Appalachian Laboratory to host bat event as part of Watershed Moments series

October 24, 2019
On Thursday, October 24, at 6:30pm, the Appalachian Laboratory will kick off international “Bat Week” with a Watershed Moments Community Learning Series event all about bats. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ph.D. student Juliet Nagel and the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s Dan Feller will present “Bats- the myth understood mammals,” sharing the facts about bats and providing an update on the latest bat research in Maryland and beyond.

Next Generation: Amanda Lawrence

October 21, 2019
"My research is working to understand how we can identify when male Jonah crabs, an understudied species of crab, become sexually mature. I am looking at hormone levels and sperm content and relating it to the crab’s size to help policy makers establish size limits for fishermen who collect the crabs."

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for the 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

October 11, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory asks the community to nominate an outstanding individual, organization, or project for its 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. Recipients of the Johnson Award receive a monetary award and a plaque commemorating their achievements during a special event in April. Nominees are limited to those who have made a noteworthy impact on environmental education in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

NSF award supports island students in marine science careers

October 10, 2019
NSF award supports new effort to engage underrepresented island students in marine and environmental sciences

IMET Fall into Science lecture series

October 10, 2019
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology at the Inner Harbor is hosting a Fall into Science lecture series on first Tuesdays this fall covering topics from biodiversity in the bay to climate change.

Events

Oct
22nd

Science for Citizens - Flame Retardants: Friend or Foe?

October 22, 2019 7:00pm
Chemical flame retardants can reduce the risk of fire-related deaths, but may have adverse health impacts themselves. Dr. Heather Stapleton (Duke University & CBL PhD 2000), will discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of flame retardant chemicals in our home.
Oct
24th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: David Smith, USGS

October 24, 2019 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dr. David Smith, USGS, will present "Collaborative structured decision making: finding durable and optimal solutions."