White-nose syndrome killing bats across Maryland

October 3, 2016
Populations of bat species are disappearing as a silent killer called white-nose syndrome emerges in caves and other winter refuges across the country.

Wind energy development has broad consequences for Golden Eagles

September 28, 2016
Roughly over a quarter of the golden eagles killed at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area in Northern California from 2012-2014 were recent immigrants to the local population, according to research led by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Cleaner air may be driving improvements in Chesapeake Bay water quality

July 25, 2016
A new study suggests that improvements in air quality over the Potomac watershed may be responsible for recent progress on water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.

Johnson Award and Event Corporate Sponsors

May 5, 2016
This year's sponsorship categories for the 2016 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award are named after birds in Western Maryland in recognition of Barbara Johnson's love of birdwatching.

Kelly Pearce Presented Outstanding Wildlife Award

March 30, 2016
Ms. Kelly Pearce was recently presented with the Outstanding Wildlife Student Award by the MD-DE Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Ms. Pearce is a PhD candidate in the Marine Estuarine and Environmental Science Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her studies are based at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Appalachian Laboratory.