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Western Maryland principal honored with environmental stewardship award

April 25, 2012
In honor of outstanding contributions to environmental education in Western Maryland, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory selected Dr. Dana McCauley as recipient of its 2012 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award.

Discover hands-on science for the whole family at the Appalachian Laboratory Open House

April 6, 2012
Gear up to celebrate Earth Day with a free Open House at the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn about science with hands-on experiments for the whole family, meet the scientists working in your community, and enjoy activities in a special Kids Corner. Unknown Object

Mid-Atlantic suburbs can expect an early spring thanks to the heat of the big city

March 8, 2012
Scientists used high-resolution satellite data collected over the past 25 years to look at the number days that trees have green leaves in the forests of the Mid-Atlantic. The study found that urban heat islands affected the growing season in areas within 20 miles of the city.

Tomorrow's Scientists

February 1, 2012