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Appalachian Laboratory Awards 2019 Richard A. Johnson Award to Craig Hartsock

May 17, 2019
The Appalachian Laboratory recently awarded Craig Hartsock the 2019 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award for his contributions to environmental education in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

Next Generation: Claire Nemes on free-roaming cats and migratory songbirds

April 29, 2019
"I am interested in understanding the impacts of free-roaming domestic cats on migratory songbird populations. There is a lot of research that tells us cats kill billions of birds every year in the United States and even more elsewhere around the world."

UMCES Annual Report 2018

April 2, 2019
Find out how UMCES provides the science for policymakers to address the pressing environmental issues in our communities in our latest annual report.

Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation

February 12, 2019
In one generation, the climate experienced in many North American cities is projected to change to that of locations hundreds of miles away—or to a new climate unlike any found in North America today. A new study and interactive web application aim to help the public understand how climate change will impact the lives of people who live in urban areas of the United States and Canada.

'Wave of Plastic' partnership brings watershed education to Calvert and St. Mary’s students

January 29, 2019
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has received funding from the NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training program to support the “Wave of Plastic,” an education partnership program that will help Southern Maryland students understand the connections between actions on land, plastic pollution in local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay, and student environmental stewardship.

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