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Monitoring paper published!

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

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Living Bird article focuses on saltmarsh sparrows

Several SHARP researchers, and partners from management agencies, talk about the future of saltmarsh sparrows in this article.

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Jen Walsh receives AOS Early Investigator Award

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

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Whitney Beisler awarded USFWS Biologist of the year!

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Roberts et al. (2019) paper reported in TWS….

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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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