College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Environmental Science & Policy

Up Close and Personal: Studying Wildlife, Culture in Tanzania

For as long as she can remember, Anna Koziarski, a senior environmental science major with a concentration in wildlife ecology and management, has always had an interest in wildlife. During the fall 2014 semester, Koziarski was able to act upon that interest, gaining three months of hands-on...

UMD Soil Judging Team Looks To Repeat as National Champions

On Friday, October 25, the University of Maryland Soil Judging Team placed second in the Northeast Regional Soil Competition held near Frederick, MD, qualifying the team members for a chance to defend the national championship they brought home in 2013. The University of Maryland entered two teams...

Terps Dig Deep to Win National Championship

The University of Maryland beat out 21 other colleges and universities from around the country to take home the top prize in the National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Platteville April 21 through April 26. It marks the first time in 29 years the Terps...

Adventure to Peru for Spring Break 2013!

Ready to set off on an adventure you’ll remember for a lifetime, see one of the Seven Wonders of the World and earn college credit at the same time? Then consider spending your spring break in Peru studying sustainable development and leadership while learning about grassroots technologies...

AGNR Alum Makes Headlines with Composting Business

Many people see Thanksgiving leftovers as too much of a good thing and toss them out. Vinnie Bevivino wants those uneaten castoffs and more — he sees a chance to make some green with them while going green. Bevivino, 31, is the owner of Chesapeake Compost Works, the Baltimore area's latest addition...
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