News & Events


Go Fish! Campers Discover the Chesapeake’s Bounty with Help from CBL Students

August 16, 2018
UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory graduate students volunteered their time this summer to help 45 children in the Greenwell Foundation Fishing Camp learn about fisheries science in the Chesapeake Bay.

AL Student Kelly Pearce Accepts Faculty Position with Allegheny College

August 13, 2018
Kelly Pearce, Ph.D. student at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), will soon join the faculty of Allegheny College, a national liberal arts college in Meadville, PA.

Earth Ablaze: AL Professor Mark Cochrane co-author of recent NYT Opinion

August 9, 2018
AL Professor Mark Cochrane and his co-authors discuss growing threat of increasingly intense and widespread wildfires in a recent New York Times Opinion.

Students Impacting Policy with Science

July 31, 2018
Sea Grant has just announced the highly competitive 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Finalists , and UMCES students captured 4 of the coveted fellowships.

Next Generation: Christine Knauss

July 30, 2018
I am examining how plastic pollution is affecting oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Specifically, I look at a category of small plastics called microplastics, which is anything less than 5 millimeters. My research focuses on how larval oysters are affected when they ingest these microplastics.



IMET Seminar: Dr. Vance Trudeau, University of Ottawa

August 29, 2018 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Vance Trudeau, University of Ottawa

Distinguished Guest Speaker Seminar

September 5, 2018 3:30pm
Chris Swan, Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). "Dendritic Network Structure Mediates Properties of Riverine Metacommunities."

CBL Open House

September 8, 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Discover the world of science on Solomons Island at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's third annual Open House! This free, public event provides a "behind-the-scenes" view of exciting CBL's research and features demonstrations and exhibits for all ages.

Distinguished Guest Speaker Seminar

September 12, 2018 3:30pm
Ilka Feller, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). "Mangroves & Climate Change: Leveraging History to Understand the Present and Future Distribution of Mangroves."

Distinguished Guest Speaker Seminar

September 19, 2018 3:30pm
Kathleen Boomer, Chesapeake Bay Lead Scientist, The Nature Conservancy (TNC).