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The Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology (CBCFB) is created as a division of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The center on 700 acres of land is located seven miles south of Annapolis, Maryland. In 1983, it merges with the Radiation Biology Laboratory and is renamed the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. More -
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Thursday, July 1, 1965
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Storrs Olson, ornithologist and resident manager of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, now the SERC, studies a bird skull in the headquarters' building. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder June 1969.