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Celebrating 90 years of innovation

Now through 2015, the University of Maryland

Study calls for ongoing need to assess impacts of offshore wind farms on marine species

Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions.

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New approach can predict how trees will respond to climate change

When scientists talk about the consequences of climate change, it can mean more than how we human beings will be impacted by higher temper

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for Environmental Education Award

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory is accepting nominations for its 2015

Governor O’Malley receives award for environmental leadership

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has honored Governor Martin O’Malley with the Reginald V.

A new look at numbers leads to hope for the Delmarva fox squirrel

The Delmarva fox squirrel, a beefy grey squirrel with an unusually fluffy tail that used to dominate the Eastern Shore of Maryland, has been hanging on to its population hold by a single paw for de

Underwater grass comeback bodes well for Chesapeake

The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Ch

Citizen scientist project recognized for tracking leaf changes on poplar trees

An Appalachian Laboratory project that engages citizen scientists to record observations of trees has been recognized by the White House for their efforts in collaborating with the public on climate change research. Volunteers are tracking when the leaves come out on the trees in the spring and when they begin to turn colors in the fall to help understand how climate change is affecting two poplar tree species.

New Environmental Statistics Collaborative to offer state-of-the-art research and consulting services

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) announces the establishment of the Environmental Statistics Collaborative (ESC), a new initiative that will offe