College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Conservation

Soaring with Opportunity, the UMD Bald Eagle Research Program has Helped Revitalize the Population and Remove Bald Eagles from the Endangered Species List

Bald eagle nestling
"There is nothing quite like scaling a 70 foot tree with nothing below you, climbing up to the nest and poking your head in to see a young eagle looking back at you," says UMD eagle research program student Rachel Eberius, the 46th student to receive an advance degree coming out of the program. Led...

VIDEO: Sustainable Strawberry Research Featured on TERPVISION

Researchers from the Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture were featured in a recent TerpVision piece for their work using wireless sensor technology to create sustainable strawberries !

Alternative Break Students Work to Save the Bay

While many University of Maryland spring breakers were vacationing in hot sunshine and warm ocean waters, 13 students, five from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, camped along the Phillip Merrill Environmental Center’s private Annapolis beach sleeping in tents, cooking on camp...

Setting Sustainability Standards for the Chesapeake Bay

When it comes to sustainability in the Chesapeake Bay, good intentions don’t always lead to effective outcomes. Now a team of University of Maryland Extension (UME) experts are helping to ensure certain practices meant to protect the Bay will actually deliver results like pollution reduction by...

Fearless: Swimming with Sharks

For many, the idea of swimming with sharks sounds simply terrifying. But for Daniel Mongeon, a junior nutrition and food science major at the University of Maryland, it was an experience that ultimately helped him decide what he wants to do with the rest of his life. Mongeon spent last semester...
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