Coastal Conversations 4/8/16

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Coastal and Ocean issues

Program Topic: Gulls and seabirds in the Gulf of Maine

Key Discussion Points:
a) Herring and great black-back gull populations are on the decline in the Gulf of Maine, what is happening?
b) Researchers at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor and at University of New Brunswick share their field work and results looking at sea bird and gull populations
c) What does gull decline portend for the health of the Gulf of Maine system as a whole?

Guests:
John Anderson, W.H. Drury Professor of Ecology and Natural History, College of the Atlantic
Meaghan Lyon, senior at College of the Atlantic
Audra McTague, first year student at College of the Atlantic
Kate Schlepr, graduate student at University of New Brunswick

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