U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Susan C. Adamowicz, Ph.D.

Meet the science women who are working to strengthen natural defenses along the Atlantic Coast as part of the federal Hurricane Sandy recovery program. With their help, communities and wildlife are being protected against future storms, sea-level rise and other impacts predicted with a changing climate.

Brittany Bowker, Hurricane Sandy Youth Story Corps Intern

“Everyone is working towards a bigger, long-term goal, and that’s an important thing to be a part of.”

SCA intern Brittany Bowker reflects on her U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service experience.


Today we’re sharing updates from our partners NJ Audubon and Larry Niles, a private wildlife biologist blogging on the ongoing Stone Harbor Point project in southern New Jersey to restore 20 acres of habitat for piping plovers, American oystercatchers, red knots and other shorebirds.


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