Bulletin Board

Career Fair

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will be hosting a career fair on August 10, 2023 at their Baltimore office.
​See the announcement flyer​ for more information.​


Job Openings: Natural Resources Biologist I (Maryland DNR)

The Department of Natural Resources, Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment Division, is currently accepting applications for two open Natural Resources Biologist I positions. These positions are in the Annapolis office. The selected candidates will serve as Natural Resources Biologists in the Monitoring and Non-tidal Assessment Division (MANTA), which involves extensive participation in state-of-the-art ecological assessment and monitoring programs that are focused on the effects of power plant and other impacts such as acid deposition, habitat degradation, land use, and nonpoint source pollution on aquatic living resources in Maryland. These positions require direct technical interaction with scientific experts in several fields. They also require the preparation of interdisciplinary scientific documents that are used to focus the department's management of Maryland's streams and rivers.

Important duties include serving as a member of a field crew responsible for the collection of data on fishes, benthic macroinvertebrates, herpetofauna, crayfishes, freshwater mussels, physical habitat, and water quality in non-tidal streams and rivers as part of the Maryland Biological Stream Survey. Duties also include data analysis and interpretation, field data collection, and reporting related to the status and distribution of Maryland’s aquatic resources. Natural Resources Biologists in these positions will also participate in efforts to develop, manage, analyze, and interpret complex spatial datasets and develop and produce maps and other graphics using GIS which are central to the Maryland Biological Stream Survey and other stream ecological studies. These positions may require occasional overnight travel and occasional fieldwork on weekends to fulfill project goals.

​Applications will be accepted through July 21, 2023.

For more information or to apply, see the full job description.

The Green Life: How to Be Environmentally Conscious in College

College is a time of discovery. If you’re like many students, you’re starting to understand the things you are truly passionate about. Whether it’s social justice or political change, college can be a great time to start making a difference. If you’re driven to make our planet a greener place, you don’t have to wait until graduation to start making a real impact. You can start advocating for environmental change right from your college campus. In big ways and in small ways, there are countless steps you can take to make your contribution to environmental conservation in college. With more colleges doing their part to go green, you can even make a positive impact simply by enrolling. Between picking an environmentally friendly campus, educating others, and advocating for your cause, your little actions can make a big change. Learn what you can do to become a green student and find out how you can do your part to help slow climate change one day at a time. - https://www.edumed.org/resources/going-green-in-college/

Get Involved in a Committee!

The Groundwater Committee is re-forming after a period of inactivity. This committee will promote and facilitate collaboration on issues related to the monitoring and assessment of the quality and quantity of groundwater. It will consider the current state of groundwater monitoring, and will explore the need for documenting and disseminating information on groundwater monitoring activities. The Committee may promote the sharing and accessibility of groundwater quality data, and may consider and make recommendations on the needs, protocols and quality standards for monitoring in relation to specific threats or stressors to groundwater. If you are interested in bringing your ideas for improving the understanding of groundwater in Maryland, please contact Jason Dubow (​ jason.dubow@maryland.gov)​ or Matthew Pajerowski (​mgpajero@usgs.gov).​​