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On September 22nd, Brian Olsen presented the current state of our knowledge of tidal marsh bird conservation to a public seminar co-sponsored by Wild Bird Supply, the University of New England, and Rising Tide Brewery in Portland, Maine.
On August 22nd, Adrienne Kovach presented the current state of our knowledge of tidal marsh bird conservation to the Biddeford Pool Land Trust in southern Maine.
In addition to organization a symposium at the Waterbird Society annual meeting in Bar Harbor, Maine, Kate Ruskin won a student presentation award.
Earlier this month, Kate Ruskin and Alison Kocek – two SHARP graduate students – organized a symposium on wetland passerines at the annual meeting of the Waterbird Society in Bar Harbor, Maine. The symposium was titled Aquatic passerines: the youngest … Continue reading
On August 2nd, SHARP PI Chris Elphick presented the results from our analysis of the effects of Hurricane Sandy on tidal marsh birds at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Montpellier, France. The abstract can be found here (page … Continue reading
Graduate student Alyssa Borowske presented a paper at the joint AOU/COS meeting at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Her paper was titled: “Body condition and survival throughout the annual cycle in tidal marsh sparrows”.
Our recent paper on the effects of tidal flow restoration on saltmarsh sparrows is the cover article in the latest issue of Restoration Ecology. To read to the paper go here.
At this week’s annual meeting of the international Society of Wetland Scientists, SHARP presented invited symposium two talks and our work was mentioned in one of the plenaries. Chris Field gave a talk titled “Is marsh transgression necessary to secure … Continue reading
The new PBS Nature series Animal Homes features two of SHARP’s focal study species – saltmarsh and seaside sparrows – in Episode 2 (Location, Location, Location). The footage was filmed at our Connecticut study sites by the very talented Michael … Continue reading
This semester the first three SHARP graduate students – Whitney Wiest (U Delaware), Becky Kern (U Delaware), and Alyssa Borowske (UConn) – successfully defended their dissertations. Once all final revisions to their dissertations are complete, we will post them here.