News & Events


UMCES graduates next generation of environmental science leaders

May 23, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s sixth annual Commencement ceremony was held on May 23 at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Southern Maryland and featured Commencement speaker Professor Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center.

Appalachian Laboratory Announces May 2019 Graduates

May 23, 2019
Three Appalachian Laboratory students participated in University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Chesapeake Bay health score decreased last year due to extreme rainfall

May 21, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay score decreased in 2018, but maintained a C grade, according to the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card. This was due to extremely high precipitation over the year. Despite extreme rainfall last year, the overall trend indicates that Chesapeake Bay health is improving over time.

Dorchester students lift off with drone technology

May 20, 2019
Dorchester County high school students get introduction to remote sensing at HPL with PhD student Anna Windle and ShoreRivers.

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.



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."