A new study shows that combining improved oyster restoration methods with limits on fishing in the upper Chesapeake could bring the oyster population back to the Bay in a much shorter period of t
Key to restoring oysters is limited fishing and improved habitat, says new study
On a sunny morning along the Chester River, Queen Anne’s County High School students Quentin Kent and Caroline Peterson are learning about why they can’t see their feet when they wade a few feet in
U.S.-Australia environmental education partnership kicks off
Dr. Keith Eshleman honored with President's Award for fracking report
Science not only fuels discovery, but it also fuels Maryland's economy.
Making an Impact: Maryland's economy is fueled by science
For the first time, scientists have been able to measure the amount of nitrogen that restored oyster reefs can pull out of the water to help clean the Chesapeake Bay.
New study finds that oyster restoration can help clean the Bay
Biologists Jackie Grebmeier and Lee Cooper from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory have been visiting the chilly area north of Alask
Biologists lead international team to track Arctic response to climate change
Millions of tiny Atlantic menhaden swim in the Chesapeake Bay and are the favorite menu item of prized rockfish. They are also the heart of a major fish oil industry on the East Coast.
Menhaden study will help identify balance between fishing and preserving
Prairie dogs pull up stakes and look for a new place to live when all their close kin have disappeared from their home territory--a striking pattern of dispersal that has not been observed for any
New research on why prairie dogs decide to leave their home territory
The American chestnut once towered over the forest.
American chestnut restoration project begins at Appalachian Laboratory
Since the climate began warming at the end of the last Ice Age, trees have had thousands of years to adapt to a warmer climate.
NSF grant awarded to predict how trees will adapt to rapid climate change