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Our beloved Saltmarsh Sparrow are being featured on Jeff Corwin’s Wildlife Nation! Here’s the trailer to this week’s episode, which features U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service SALS steward and SHARP member! https://youtu.be/Hg5sVz3o12Q
SHARP’s new paper characterizing Hg risk to SALS and NESP from ME to NJ was covered by the local Maine news channel: https://www.foxbangor.com/news/item/sparrow-species-in-danger-of-extinction/
SHARP recently published an article in Ecotoxicology that characterizes mercury (Hg) exposure in Saltmarsh and Nelson’s Sparrows from Maine to New Jersey. Read more here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10646-021-02488-1
Ladin, Z. S., W. A. Wiest, M. D. Correll, E. L. Tymkiw, M. Conway, B. J. Olsen, C. S. Elphick, W. L. Thompson, and W. G. Shriver. 2020. Detection of local-scale population declines through optimized tidal marsh bird monitoring design. … Continue reading
Several SHARP researchers, and partners from management agencies, talk about the future of saltmarsh sparrows in this article.
Everyone at SHARP was very excited this week to learn that Jen Walsh, one of the first grad students in our group, is a 2020 recipient of the Ned K Johnson Early Investigator award. Jen is now at the Cornell … Continue reading
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
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.