Tag: salt marsh

May 16, 2019

Sea level rise and predation threaten saltmarsh sparrow population

Seaside (Ammodramus maritimus) and saltmarsh sparrows (A. caudacutus) have a lot in common. Both spend virtually their entire lives along coastal salt marshes, and both face similar threats to their...

April 15, 2019

Researchers find ‘tipping points’ in salt marsh survival

Marshes are as particular as goldilocks, Duke University researcher Anna E. Braswell says. If they never get flooded, they’ll turn into uplands. But if they get flooded too much, they’ll...