UMCES joins 10 Billion Oyster Project as Scientific Advisor

February 26, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science joins the Chesapeake 10 Billion Oyster Partnership, a multi-year collaborative effort to add 10 billion oysters to the Bay by 2025, as a scientific advisor committed to sound science-based management of the Bay's oyster population.

R.V. Truitt Laboratory awarded for sustainability

January 30, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s R.V. Truitt Laboratory Building has been awarded the 2017 U.S. Green Building Council’s Maryland Community Leader Award for Higher Education in recognition of overall commitment to sustainability and efficiency.

Next Generation: Jenna Luek

January 3, 2018
Jenna Luek successfully defended her research in December to become Chesapeake Biological Laboratory’s newest Ph.D. recipient. She talked to us about how growing up outside of Pittsburgh encouraged her scientific path, which led her to better understand hydraulic fracturing fluids.

Researchers win national challenge to study storm events and nutrients that impact Chesapeake Bay

December 21, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources have been named one of five winners of a $10,000 Stage 1 Prize in the Environmental Protection Agency’s national Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge.

Walter Boynton wins Carl S. Weber Award for monitoring work in Chesapeake Bay

December 11, 2017
Walter Boynton, now a professor emeritus at UMCES’ Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, won the Maryland Water Monitoring Council’s Carl S. Weber Award for sharing Weber’s spirit, vision, and leadership in his own work in Chesapeake Bay.

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