Equity and the Chesapeake Bay

December 2021 • Volume 20, Numbers 3 & 4

Grading Environmental Justice

Rona Kobell

Scientists are accustomed to measuring the Chesapeake Bay’s nutrient levels to help develop cleanup strategies. But how to measure and mitigate environmental injustices? A collaboration between the Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences graduate program and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science worked with students to develop social indicators that complement the ecological ones that inform the annual Chesapeake Bay & Watershed Report Card. Here, we show readers how that effort succeeded and where the students and the instructors see possible improvements.  more . . .

Knauss Fellows Find Virtual Experience Plenty Interactive

The 2021 Maryland Sea Grant Knauss fellows are not having the year they expected. Though usually based in federal agencies or congressional offices, they began this year working from home due to COVID-19.  more . . .

Meet the Extension Specialist

Extension Specialist Kate McClure combines her research and outreach skills to build more resilient communities. more . . .

APEX Awards Recognizes Chesapeake Quarterly

Chesapeake Quarterly wins APEX Awards for Publication Excellence in their electronic and green magazine categories. more . . .

Illustrating Oyster Diseases

Maryland Sea Grant has published a comprehensive, illustrated reference guide to oyster diseases and parasites. more . . .

Interns Focus on Community Environmental Issues

Our Community Engaged Internship program participants produced videos to highlight environmental issues and community impacts. more . . .
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