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High School Student Completes Research Internship with University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Laboratory.

July 13, 2018
Pawling High School student Abigail Reid recently completed a research internship with Appalachian Laboratory scientist Dr. David Nelson, studying whether feathers singed at solar facilities can be used in isotopic analysis. Reid presented their findings at the joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithological Society (AFO) and the Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS) in Chattanooga, Tennessee in June.

Maryland Green Registry Award recognizes UMCES' leadership in sustainability

June 29, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Sustainability and Facilities teams have won the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award for 2018. The award recognizes organizations that have shown a strong commitment to the implementation of sustainable practices, the demonstration of measurable results, and the continual improvement of environmental performance.

Science and community unite to provide healthy protein to underserved

June 25, 2018
The United Way of Central Maryland, McCormick’s Flavor for Life® program, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) and JJ McDonnell joined together to announce the FISH Project, a collaboration between these local organizations that will positively impact the health of the central Maryland region. The group of local organizations gathered at Baltimore’s Franciscan Center, where guests of the center were served a healthy, bronzini lunch as part of this important initiative.

Chesapeake Bay: Larger-than-average summer 'dead zone' forecast for 2018 after wet spring

June 18, 2018
Ecologists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the University of Michigan are forecasting a larger-than-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2018, due to increased rainfall in the watershed this spring.