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Appalachian Laboratory to host "Cat Wars" author Pete Marra- CANCELLED

October 29, 2018
Due to forecasted inclement weather, Dr. Marra's presentation for November 15 has been cancelled. We are attempting to reschedule and will announce a new date as soon as possible.

Study finds availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms

October 22, 2018
Researchers have found that global changes, including warming temperatures and increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are causing a decrease in the availability of a key nutrient for plants.

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for the 2019 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

October 8, 2018
Nominations for the 2019 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award are now open.

Appalachian Laboratory to host American chestnut event as part of Watershed Moments series

October 3, 2018
As part of the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series, the Appalachian Laboratory’s Katia Engelhardt will present on current research efforts to restore the American chestnut, and citizen scientists William O’Neill and Mary Kahl from the Citizens Restoring American Chestnuts project will share their experiences as part of a volunteer effort supporting American chestnut research. 

AL student Kelly Pearce accepts faculty position with Allegheny College

August 13, 2018
Kelly Pearce, Ph.D. student at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), will soon join the faculty of Allegheny College, a national liberal arts college in Meadville, PA.

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