News & Events


Appalachian Laboratory Awards 2019 Richard A. Johnson Award to Craig Hartsock

May 17, 2019
The Appalachian Laboratory recently awarded Craig Hartsock the 2019 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award for his contributions to environmental education in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

32 days on the Indian Ocean exploring climate change

May 13, 2019
Biological oceanographer and HPL Professor Raleigh Hood joins an international research crew of 14 to recreate an historic research cruise to gain new data.

IMET 2018 Annual Report

May 3, 2019
IMET had another great year during 2018! Many of our successes stem from our supportive community of collaborators, donors, and members of the public.

Cozzarelli Prize awarded to stand-out research on the comeback of underwater grasses

May 1, 2019
A landmark paper on the comeback of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay has received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences

Next Generation: Claire Nemes on free-roaming cats and migratory songbirds

April 29, 2019
"I am interested in understanding the impacts of free-roaming domestic cats on migratory songbird populations. There is a lot of research that tells us cats kill billions of birds every year in the United States and even more elsewhere around the world."




May 23, 2019 1:00pm

Horn Point Seminars ~ John Gardner, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

May 29, 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. John Gardner, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will give a talk titled "From flowpaths to satellites: Measuring how light, lakes, and sediment change along rivers using in-situ and satellite observations" on Wednesday, May 29 at 11:00am at the Coastal Science auditorium. The public is welcome.

Chesapeake Champion 2019

May 30, 2019 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for the annual Horn Point Laboratory celebration of the Chesapeake Champion for 2019, the Hutchison Brothers, for restoring water quality and soil health through sustainable agriculture.

Horn Point Seminars ~ Valerie Hall, UMD Department of Anthropology

June 5, 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Valerie Hall, from the University of Maryland Department of Anthropology, will give a talk titled "The environmental and cultural history of the Chesapeake Bay" on Wednesday, May 8 at 11:00am at the Coastal Science auditorium. The public is welcome.

Watershed Moments: Matt Fitzpatrick, UMCES-AL

June 6, 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
As part of the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series, Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick will present, "The past, present, and future of climate change."