Casey Hodgkins honored with President’s Award for Outstanding Research Support

May 20, 2022
Senior Faculty Research Assistant Casey Hodgkins has been given the President’s Award for Outstanding Research Support to recognize rising above the norms of FRA research responsibilities to include unique leadership, mentorship, and service roles. She has been an integral part of a variety of projects and technical support roles during her 13 years at UMCES’ Chesapeake Biological Laboratory.

Graduate student Claire Nemes receives UMCES Student Service Award

May 13, 2022
Graduate student Claire Nemes, a Ph.D. candidate with a research focus on birds, has been awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Student Service Award for a high level of engagement and service to the Appalachian Laboratory (AL), UMCES, and the broader community.

New research will help minimize impact of wind energy development on migratory birds

May 4, 2022
Researchers have found that data collected by weather radar networks could be used to reduce collisions and minimize habitat-related impacts of wind turbines on nocturnally migrating birds.

UMCES celebrates in-person Commencement ceremony May 24

April 29, 2022
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) will hold its annual graduate Commencement ceremony on May 24 at its Horn Point Laboratory campus in Cambridge, Maryland. It will feature the conferral of master's and doctorate degrees, distinguished speakers and university awards, and keynote speaker Dr. Deborah Bronk (MEES Ph.D. '92), oceanographer and President and CEO of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Maine.

Addressing the heart of the matter: Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology funds research for Horn Point Faculty

April 28, 2022
Hughes Center has funded two projects that will lend insight into pressing Chesapeake issues; generating reliable oyster production to enhance economic growth in aquaculture and understanding factors that can help farmers turn challenges into opportunities with climate change.