Administrative Lead

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory serves as the administrative lead of the CHWA CESU.

Director and Primary Contact:
Dr. Eric Davidson

Secondary Contacts:
NPS Research Coordinator
Dr. Dan Filer

Rhonda Schwinabart

Mailing Address:
Appalachian Laboratory
University of Maryland Center
for Environmental Science
301 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

Federal Agency Partners

Bureau of Indian Affairs
Bureau of Land Management
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Department of Defense
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Park Service

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S.D.A. Forest Service
U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service


Institution Partners

University System of Maryland (Host)
Bowie State University
Frostburg State University
Morgan State University
Towson University
University of Maryland Baltimore County
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  -Appalachian Laboratory (Host Office)
  -Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
  -Horn Point Laboratory
  -Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
  -Integration and Application Network
  -Maryland Sea Grant
University of Maryland College Park
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
American Bird Conservancy
American University
Anne Arundel Community College
Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASLAH)
Binghamton University
Bryn Mawr College
Christopher Newport University
College of William and Mary
Delaware State University
DC Department of Energy and Environment
Ecological Society of America
Garrett College
George Mason University
George Washington University
Hood College
Howard University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
James Madison University
Lock Haven University
Longwood University
Mansfield University
Maryland Institute College of Art

National Aquarium in Baltimore
Ohio University
Old Dominion University
Park Rx America
Pennsylvania State University
Shepherd University
Shippensburg University
Smithsonian Institution
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Stroud Water Research Center
University of Delaware
University of the District of Columbia
University of Mary Washington
University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond
University of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Virginia Tech
West Virginia University
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy