cbl_home_imageFolks in Southern Maryland, the Chesapeake Biology Lab, on Solomons Island, is hosting free science seminars on Tuesday nights starting in late March.

If you’re interested in Bay ecology, they have some interesting topics lined up.  Great opportunity to explore some of the science being conducted at the Bio Lab.

Info and links copied below.

Revised Science for Citizens Schedule
A revised schedule for the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory’s (CBL) Science for Citizens seminar series is included below.  The dates of our first two seminars have switched. All other seminar dates have remained the same.  We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.   
Every Tuesday from 7:00 – 8:00pm

March 28 – April 25, 2017
Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis

CBL’s Bernie Fowler Laboratory
142 William Street, Solomons, MD 20688
These seminars are free events

We have an excellent seminar lineup for Spring 2017! We hope to see you at:


Dr. Helen Bailey will discuss her work to develop an observation network that will engage local residents and provide information on dolphin distribution in the Bay.
In this talk, Dr. Dave Secor will review the mechanics and behaviors of marine animals as they school, feed, migrate, and persevere.
A Plastic Ocean Film Screenings 
Screenings from 2:00pm – 4:00pm AND from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
After viewing this documentary’s never-before-seen images of plastic pollution and its ultimate consequences, Dr. Michael Gonsior will answer audience questions.
Every year we produce a data-driven report card for the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay. Dr. Bill Dennison will discuss what is needed to raise the grades.
What are forage species and how can knowledge of their dynamics inform management of fisheries species, like rockfish? Dr. Ryan Woodland will discuss.

For additional information about each seminar, please visit our website

This event is free and open to the public. Please share this invitation with friends.

For additional information about the Science for Citizens Seminar Series, please contact:
Sarah Brzezinski, Outreach Coordinator
brzezins@umces.edu or (410) 326-7460

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