News

Where are our Maryland pollinators spending the winter?  Let's take a quick look at the overwintering habits of four different species of bees that are important pollinators for our food crops here in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. 

We here at the UMD Arboretum and Botanical Garden are taking part in an initiative founded in 1999 called the Global Tree Campaign. The focus of this campaign is to protect and preserve native endangered trees, and of the several North American trees listed on the Global Tree Campaign website.

 Fall may be seen as the “end of the season,” but it’s still a great time to think about planting a garden to benefit our pollinator friends.

On September 27, 1962, Rachel Carson's seminal book Silent Spring was published, inspiring a monumental environmental movement and necessitating a closer scrutiny of pesticide use in the United States. 

The University of Maryland improved its overall nationwide sustainability ranking in the recently released Sierra Magazine Cool Schools listing.