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Cultivating Culture: Highlighting the resiliency of shellfish farmers and watermen in uncertain times

Brendan Campbell • November 23, 2020

For the past seven years, I have been a student at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences Horn Point Laboratory researching fisheries and aquaculture. I have never encountered a community more passionate about their heritage than the Chesapeake Bay watermen.

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Oysters Three Ways: A collection of simple, go-to recipes for all types of oyster eaters

Brendan Campbell • July 4, 2020

Looking to try some delicious oyster recipes from home that anyone in the family would enjoy? Here’s a great starter series of simplified versions of classic oyster recipes to satisfy any type of oyster eater.

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Searching for the Bright Side: Graduate studies during a pandemic

Sarah Cvach • April 11, 2020

Where I live, this time of year is usually one of the best times.

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My Scientific Crush: The Chesapeake Bay

Daniel Teodoro • April 3, 2020

Truth be told, at the start of my PhD journey I did not expect to focus all of my research on the Chesapeake Bay. A combination of opportunity and pragmatism led me to let go of my initial study area in my home country of El Salvador and pursue a fellowship with Maryland Sea Grant.

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The water cycle is not just about H20: How a grade-school standby could benefit from an update

Matthew Tyler Wilfong • March 10, 2020

Most people remember learning about the water cycle in grade school: evaporation, transpiration, precipitation, and condensation. We may not all remember exactly how they fit into the cycle, but can draw some resemblance from memory. I am willing to bet you can come up with something fairly close if you tried to now.

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