Looking SHARP: Students, salt marshes, and that elusive sparrow
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Looking SHARP: Students, salt marshes, and that elusive sparrow

Last year SHARP (the Saltmarsh Habitat & Avian Research Program) gained additional resources through a Hurricane Sandy grant from the Department of the Interior for a comprehensive tidal marsh bird project. The money not only continues to support SHARP efforts to gauge the effects of climate change on threatened species like the saltmarsh sparrow and clapper rail, but also engages youth and graduate students with Sandy projects. Continue reading