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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.

McKinstry Completes Internship at Appalachian Laboratory

September 10, 2019
Scott McKinstry recently completed an undergraduate internship at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) under the mentorship of UMCES Ph.D. student Joel Bostic.

Study tackles new angle on crop trading in China

September 5, 2019
Feeding the world's growing population is one of the great challenges of the 21st century, particularly in China, which has nearly a quarter of the world's population but a fraction of the cropland. A recent study looks at both the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of crop trading in China for the first time.

Next Generation: Dylan Taillie

August 28, 2019
"I am creating a species distribution model for a couple of different species of birds within and surrounding the C & O Canal National Park. My model is trying to understand how changes in forest configuration and land cover would affect the distribution of sensitive bird species. I hope to help inform resource managers on decisions regarding land protection and forest management."

Animal Ecologist Emily Cohen joins Appalachian Laboratory faculty

August 26, 2019
Dr. Emily Cohen has joined the faculty of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Laboratory.

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