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  • An American woodcock that was rescued after hitting a building in Baltimore, readied for transport to Phoenix Wildlife Cen...
    With two new tracking stations installed at the River and Field Campus, WC’s Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory joins the international Motus Wildlife Tracking System, collaborating on cutting-edge research into the lives of birds, bats, and insects.
  • Born in England in 1891, Kathleen Carpenter began her biological studies by examining the environmental impact of mining o...

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Washington College pays tribute to a former biology professor who pioneered freshwater ecology. We asked student historian Andrew Darlington ’19 to investigate the WC teacher and environmental groundbreaker Kathleen Carpenter.

  • 012/20/18 Maryland Natural Resources Magazine

    Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources features the College’s Natural Lands Project on the cover of its latest Maryland Natural Resource magazine. Interviewing NLP coordinator Dan Small, the story highlighted a partnership at the Sassafras River Natural Resources Management Area between the Maryland Park Service and the College’s Center for Environment & Society to convert 83 acres of row crops to 80 acres of upland meadow, two acres of walking trails, and an acre of hedgerows, all of which will enhance restoration of bobwhite quail to the area.