A lecture by Chris Elphick
Principal Investigator, SHARP (Saltmarsh Habitation and Avian and Research Program)
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
With rising sea levels, tidal marshes and species such as the saltmarsh sparrow that depend on them, face many threats. This talk will describe the status of tidal marsh birds in the northeast, the ways that marshes are changing, and the role that humans play in protecting coastal ecosystems.