For the first time, biologists recorded songs of the Bocon toadfish, a Panama fish that sings at night to attract females. Click the photo link to hear their calls. (Photo: Study authors)
"It's happening here in Chesapeake Bay, and in other parts of the world. These places are proving when science and policy work together, remarkable things can unfold."
Get inspired by true stories of Bay Optimism, with free evening lectures every third Tuesday of the month at 7pm, March-October. (Photo: Chuck Gallegos and LightHawk)
Help SERC's marine biologists identify underwater life on thousands of photos with Invader ID, the new online citizen science project!
Get the truth on the science and history of climate change, in this 6-part lecture series hosted by SERC plant ecologist Bert Drake. Watch all six episodes online!
The SERC Open House has been cancelled due to poor weather.
Discover Smithsonian science in your backyard!Visiting Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays.
Speaker: Matt Ogburn (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)
Photo: Jay Fleming
Photo: Kristen Minogue/SERC
Photo: J. J. Orth/VIMS
Speaker: Manual Lerdau (University of Virginia)
Speaker: Denise Breitburg (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)
For half a century, SERC scientists have taken on environmental issues on Chesapeake Bay and around the world and uncovered new ways to protect the planet. Learn more about SERC’s history and discoveries.