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SHARP PI Brian Olsen in the news

Looking beyond marshes, Brian Olsen, steps into Maine’s great chickadee debate, exhibting all the qualities his SHARP colleagues have come to know and love. As the Mount Desert Island puts it: ” Brian Olsen is just the sort of cheerful, … Continue reading

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News coverage of SHARP research on the attitudes of coastal land owners towards conservation strategies

Our paper on the human dimensions of coastal marsh conservation was recently featured in several news outlets, including E&E News, the New London Day, the New Haven Register, and the Augusta Free Press.

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SHARP PI on Bird Calls Radio

On August 3rd, Chris Elphick talked about the conservation of saltmarsh sparrows and other tidal marsh birds on Bird Calls Radio.  The interview can be accessed here.

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Domino Effect: YaleEnvironment360 story on Delaware Bay

see full story here… http://e360.yale.edu/features/domino-effect-the-myriad-impacts-of-warming-on-an-east-coast-estuary  

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New SHARP PhD Assistantship Available!

One GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT position at the PhD level is available starting in the Fall semester 2017 at the University of Delaware.  The primary focus of this project is to determine the effects of restoration activities in response to Hurricane … Continue reading

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Shriver presents SHARP update at St. Jones Reserve, DE

Greg Shriver and Liz Tymkiw attended the St. Jones National Estuarine Research Reserve Research Symposium on 12 April 2017 and presented an update on SHARP recent findings and future plans.

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Sam Apgar gets GCA grant

Samantha Apgar, the newest SHARP grad student, recently received a Garden Club of America Award in Coastal Wetland Studies for her doctoral work on extinction risk in specialist marsh birds.

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Olsen presents SHARP results on sea-level rise in Florida

On March 10th, 2017, Brian Olsen presented a series of seminars at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, Florida on the on-going work by the SHARP team.  He described how tidal marsh birds are being challenged by sea-level rise … Continue reading

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New SHARP article highlighted by Audubon Society

The National Audubon Society just released a feature highlighting a new article in Conservation Biology authored by Saltmarsh Habitat & Avian Research Program postdoc Mo Correll.  Reporter Hannah Furfaro really sets the scene, both the conservation challenges faced by Saltmarsh … Continue reading

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SHARP research highlighted by PBS

PBS recently featured SHARP research online in an article by John Pratt entitled “Can the Saltmarsh Sparrow Keep Its Head Above Water?” Here’s a link to the story, which includes a clip of incredible video footage of tidal marsh birds … Continue reading

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