News & Events


Tracking Turtles with Telemetry

March 13, 2019
A new model has been created that can forecast the location of Eastern Pacific leatherback turtles along the coast of Central and South America in an effort to decrease bycatch mortality of this critically endangered and ecologically important species.

Next Generation: Ana Sosa on the microorganisms found on plastics

March 7, 2019
Graduate student Ana Sosa is studying the microbial communities that live on small pieces of plastic in the Chesapeake Bay to understand how they are affecting their environment.

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory 2018 Annual Report

March 4, 2019
The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory is proud to release our 2018 annual report which documents our significant achievements over the last year.

Horn Point sturgeon move to New York Aquarium

February 28, 2019
After years of living at the Horn Point Laboratory, five Atlantic sturgeon from Maryland DNR’s sturgeon program find a new home at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn.

Women coming to the forefront in Science

February 22, 2019
Women and science are a mighty duo at Horn Point Laboratory with a newly formed chapter of Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS). With over 40 members SWMS is making a big splash with programs, guest lectures, and volunteering in local public school STEM programs.



Science After Hours: What’s in your water?

March 25, 2019 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Horn Point Laboratory is offering “Science After Hours with HPL,” to make the science of the Chesapeake Bay as accessible as its beauty. Join us at the Easton Branch of TCFL for two programs to connect you with our local waters.

Horn Point Seminars: Jillian Bible, Washington College

March 26, 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Jill Bible from Washington College will give a talk titled "The Timing of Multiple Stressors Alters Effects on Oysters" on Tuesday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. in Coastal Science auditorium. The public is welcome.

Science for Citizens: Diversifying the Geosciences

March 26, 2019 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Despite efforts to increase recruitment, the geosciences lag behind other STEM fields in gender and minority representation. During this public Science for Citizens seminar, Dr. Harris will present an overview of this challenge along with her efforts to tackle the problem.