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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.
Winning its third Maryland Department of Commerce E-Nnovation grant in a row and with $1 million matched by The Hodson Trust, Washington College gains $2 million to expand its GIS program.