• Horn Point Lab Tour

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    Name: Horn Point Lab Tour
    Date: August 13, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Horn Point Laboratory invites the community to visit the fascinating world of a world–class scientific research laboratory. This 90-minute walking tour is free and open to the public. Learn about the Bay, its health, and the vital role of Horn Point science. Graduate students will give you a behind-the-scenes tour of HPL. You will explore oysters in the Atlantic Coast’s largest hatchery, physical oceanography, coastal resilience, water quality, and more.

    When you arrive at Horn Point Laboratory, located at 2020 Horns Point Road in Cambridge, turn onto the campus lane and take the first right to the Coastal Science Building. Park in the lot and enter at visitor reception.

    Tours are held every Tuesday at 10am from May 28 through the end of  August. Tours are on foot and best suited for children age 10 and older. Special tours, including those held on Saturday, can be arranged with two weeks notice, depending on availability of tour guides.

    For details, contact the outreach coordinator at 410-221-8383 or hpltours@umces.edu. 

    Horn Point Lab is an environmental research facility of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

    For more information or for directions to the lab, go to www.umces.edu.
    Location:
    University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
    2020 Horn Point Road
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesdays during summer
    10 a.m. for a 90 minute walking tour
    Contact Information:
    Outreach coordinator at 410-221-8383
    Fees/Admission:
    free and open to the public
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