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Visiting Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays. 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Oct 27

  • Fall Fest
    Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Event Location
    Mathias Lab Gardens

    Join us in celebrating the change of seasons! Enjoy family-friendly, fall inspired activities! Take tree measurements, meet Pepper the robot, age deer jaws and more! Hayrides will be offered throughout the event!

    Pre-registration Required
    10:00AM - 1:00PM
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50 Years of Discovery 

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.