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News & Events

News

Julianna Brush to receive 2021 USM Regents’ Staff Award

July 30, 2021
Julianna Brush, Contract and Grant Specialist at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory, has been selected to receive the 2021 University System of Maryland (USM) Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Institution.

UMCES graduate students earn prestigious 2022 Knauss Fellowship

July 26, 2021
Three University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science graduate students have been named finalists of the 2022 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program sponsored by Sea Grant and NOAA.

Nelson and Fitzpatrick Selected as New Leadership Team at Appalachian Laboratory

July 20, 2021
President Peter Goodwin of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has appointed Dr. David Nelson as the next Director of the Appalachian Laboratory. Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick has been named as the Laboratory’s first Associate Director for Research. Both joined the Appalachian Laboratory faculty in 2009, where they now hold the rank of Professor.

Virtual visit to Horn Point Oyster Hatchery

July 19, 2021
Join Horn Point Oyster Hatchery Manager Stephanie Alexander for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of the largest oyster hatchery on the Eastern seaboard.

Measuring nitrogen to improve its management

July 15, 2021
A new paper published in Nature Food offers the first comprehensive comparison of the most advanced international efforts to measure how nitrogen is managed in agriculture. Zhang et al synthesize results from nearly thirty researchers from ten different research groups across the world, including universities, private sector fertilizer associations, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Events

Sep
30th

Celebrate 2021 Chesapeake Champions for the Environment

September 30, 2021 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Beverly and Richard Tilghman are Horn Point's 2021 Chesapeake Champions for their commitment to educating HPL's graduate students, the next generation of environmental leaders. The Horn Point Laboratory annually honors an individual or business whose activities demonstrate a commitment to respect and promote wise stewardship of land, water, and wildlife. Join us at the Tidewater Inn, Easton for a cocktail reception. Tickets and Sponsorships are available.