News & Events


Appalachian Laboratory to host bat event as part of Watershed Moments series

October 24, 2019
On Thursday, October 24, at 6:30pm, the Appalachian Laboratory will kick off international “Bat Week” with a Watershed Moments Community Learning Series event all about bats. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ph.D. student Juliet Nagel and the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s Dan Feller will present “Bats- the myth understood mammals,” sharing the facts about bats and providing an update on the latest bat research in Maryland and beyond.

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for the 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

October 11, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory asks the community to nominate an outstanding individual, organization, or project for its 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. Recipients of the Johnson Award receive a monetary award and a plaque commemorating their achievements during a special event in April. Nominees are limited to those who have made a noteworthy impact on environmental education in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

NSF award supports island students in marine science careers

October 10, 2019
NSF award supports new effort to engage underrepresented island students in marine and environmental sciences

IMET Fall into Science lecture series

October 10, 2019
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology at the Inner Harbor is hosting a Fall into Science lecture series on first Tuesdays this fall covering topics from biodiversity in the bay to climate change.

Next Generation: Hannah Morrissette

October 2, 2019
"I study marsh biogeochemistry, specifically what happens to dissolved organic matter (DOM)—microscopic organic compounds—once it gets into marsh soils. Ultimately my goal is to create a more accurate model to predict how compounds in the sediment move and change throughout the system. This research has major implications for sea-level rise and salt intrusion into the marshes."



Science for Citizens: Protecting sea turtles and their habitat with Veronica Caceres Chammorro

October 15, 2019 7:00pm
Verónica Cáceres Chammorro of the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles discusses threats facing sea turtles and how they are being addressed.

Horn Point Seminar: Emily Cohen, UMCES Appalachian Laboratory

October 16, 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Assistant Professor Emily Cohen from UMCES' Appalachian Laboratory will give a talk titled "Local to hemisphere movements of migratory birds in a dynamic world" in the Coastal Science auditorium. The public is welcome.

CBL Seminar: Dr. Rene Boiteau (Oregon State University)

October 16, 2019 3:30pm
Ironing out the biogeochemistry of metals in oceanic ecosystems

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Andrew Royle, USGS

October 17, 2019 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dr. Andrew Royle will present, "The quantitative turtle analysis project at Patuxent: Machine learning turtles."