Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association supports fisheries research

July 26, 2017
The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association Southern Maryland Chapter (MSSA-SMC) donated to Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) a gift certificate and new equipment to support field and laboratory work in fisheries research and management. 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory scientist pens children's book on leatherback turtles

July 6, 2017
Helen Bailey, an associate research professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, partnered with her long-term turtle research collaborator, George Shillinger, then executive director of the non-profit conservation group The Leatherback Trust to write a children’s book titled “The Grande Turtle Adventure.”

Help scientists track dolphins in Chesapeake Bay

June 28, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science invites everyone who spends time on or near the Chesapeake Bay to report dolphin sightings with a new online tracking system. Chesapeake DolphinWatch allows users to mark the location of their dolphin sightings on a map of the Chesapeake and its tributaries so scientists can better understand where the dolphins are and where they go.

Aboard R/V Rachel Carson with her crew of two

June 26, 2017
Join us aboard UMCES' Research Vessel Rachel Carson with Capt. Michael H. Hulme, director of marine operations, and mate/engineer Robert Nilsen.

UMCES presents at Bay executive council meeting; President Boesch receives governor's citation

June 8, 2017
UMCES scientists invited to talk Bay restoration progress at Chesapeake Bay Program's Executive Council meeting. Also, President Don Boesch receives a governor's citation.