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The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is a leading research and educational institution working to understand and manage the world’s resources. From a network of laboratories spanning from the Allegheny Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, UMCES scientists provide sound advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment and prepare future scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st century. 

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Amy Pelsinsky, Director of Public Relations
410-330-1389 / apelsinsky@umces.edu

Recent Press Releases

Maryland Green Registry Award recognizes UMCES' leadership in sustainability

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.

Summer dead zones in Chesapeake Bay breaking up earlier

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.

Science and community unite to provide healthy protein to underserved

Today, United Way of Central Maryland, McCormick’s Flavor for Life® program, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) and JJ McDonnell joined together to announce the FISH Project, a collaboration between these local organizations that will positively impact the health of the cent

Recent Press

Marine Bio Camp means muddy hands, tempting seafood

Carroll County Times
July 13, 2018

Where Are the Dolphins?

Bay Weekly.com
July 12, 2018

Report sightings with DolphinWatch app

Dorchester Banner
July 11, 2018

Recent News

High School Student Completes Research Internship with University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Laboratory.

Pawling High School student Abigail Reid recently completed a research internship with Appalachian Laboratory scientist Dr. David Nelson, studying whether feathers singed at solar facilities can be used in isotopic analysis.

Maryland Green Registry Award recognizes UMCES' leadership in sustainability

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.