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UMD and The Nature Conservancy Launch a New Storytelling Tool to Explain the Science of Saltwater Intrusion on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

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The value of disseminating sound science through storytelling and data visualization to the public, stakeholders, and policy makers is becoming increasingly apparent. With this exact goal in mind, a UMD student launched an online Story Map, showing how some of the oldest farms in our country right...

Maryland Sea Grant Hosts Nova Scotia Shellfish Farmers

Maryland oyster growers got the chance this summer to engage in shoptalk across an international border. Shellfish farmers from the Canadian province of Nova Scotia visited the state in July for a series workshops and field visits with their peers from the Chesapeake Bay. The workshops were...

AREC Professor to Fill New Leadership Role at NOAA

Associate Professor Doug Lipton, PhD, from the University of Maryland Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) Department, has been tapped to fill the newly created position of Senior Research Economist at NOAA Fisheries starting on June 3. Dr. Lipton will bring his deep experience in fisheries...
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