Evening Lecture Series
70 percent of the world's people live in the coastal zone. Come explore these lush but endangered ecosystems with our scientists, and learn how you can help save them.
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News and Research
The complete Mathias Lab officially opened Sept 19. Designed to be the Smithsonian's first LEED-Platinum building, it brings SERC and the Smithsonian into a new era of sustainability.
Every year jellyfish and comb jellies vie for territory in Chesapeake Bay. Denise Breitburg and Rebecca Burrell reveal what the annual fray could mean for picking spots to restore oysters.
(Image: Lori Davias)
The Anacostia River has suffered pollution from sewage and industry for decades. Now high school citizen science programs are empowering students to help put it back on track.
Education and Events
Full Calendar of Events
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"Tracking Carbon in Coastal Wetlands: Sources and Sinks from the Muck and the Mire"
--Thursday, November 20, 10:00AM– 11:00AM
"Puddle Stompers (Pre-K): Trees are a Lot Like Us! 10 am-11 am"
--Thursday, December 18, 10:00AM– 11:00AM
"Puddle Stompers (Pre-K): What do animals do in winter? 10 am-11 am"
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