News

Patuxent Sentinel: Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Pier Monitoring Program

September 13, 2018
Real-time environmental monitoring of the Patuxent River provides dual scientific and public services.

Go Fish! Campers discover the Chesapeake’s bounty with help from graduate students

August 16, 2018
UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory graduate students volunteered their time this summer to help 45 children in the Greenwell Foundation Fishing Camp learn about fisheries science in the Chesapeake Bay.

Maryland Green Registry Award recognizes UMCES' leadership in sustainability

June 29, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Sustainability and Facilities teams have won the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award for 2018. The award recognizes organizations that have shown a strong commitment to the implementation of sustainable practices, the demonstration of measurable results, and the continual improvement of environmental performance.

Chesapeake Bay: Larger-than-average summer 'dead zone' forecast for 2018 after wet spring

June 18, 2018
Ecologists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the University of Michigan are forecasting a larger-than-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2018, due to increased rainfall in the watershed this spring.

Summer dead zones in Chesapeake Bay breaking up earlier

June 14, 2018
A new study shows that dead zones in the lower Chesapeake Bay are beginning to break up earlier in the fall, which may be an indication that efforts to reduce nutrient pollution to the Bay are beginning to make an impact.

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