A letter from Horn Point Laboratory Director Mike Roman

March 30, 2020
A message from Horn Point Laboratory Director Mike Roman regarding HPL's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Rising to the Challenge: UMCES COVID-19 Response

March 27, 2020
A message from President Goodwin on UMCES' response to the COVID-19 crisis

Climate Changes Impacts on Chesapeake Bay: A World Water Day presentation by UMCES President Peter Goodwin

March 22, 2020
UMCES President Peter Goodwin discusses climate change impacts to human well-being and life on earth, particularly in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region, in a talk celebrating World Water Day.

Environmental intelligence for a changing world

February 27, 2020
In February, President Peter Goodwin shared highlights of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s long-term commitments on behalf of Maryland to members of General Assembly House and Senate committees as part of budget testimony.

Broodstock: The Unsung Heroes of an Oyster Hatchery

February 26, 2020
Broodstock is defined as a group of mature individuals used in aquaculture for breeding purposes. At the HPL oyster hatchery it means mature adult male and female oysters, which have been placed in floats and plunked into the cool waters of the laboratory’s tidal basin every fall. And there they sleep, until they are brought up to the hatchery beginning in January to begin the new season.