A Semi-Annual Publication of Manomet

Spring 2013

Spring 2013

Into the Arctic

By: David McGlinchey

They first saw the grizzly bear about 400 yards away, coming over a small bluff and running directly toward them. The two field biologists were hiking back to camp after a long day of surveying shorebirds in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. They stopped to face the animal.

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Spring 2013

Climate Change is Driving Birds North

By: Ashley Daniels

For decades, bird banders at the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences have accepted bites as part of the job. As they remove birds from nets, attach silver identification bands to their legs, measure and weigh them, birds will sometimes take the opportunity to clamp down on the banders' fingers.

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Spring 2013

Interview with Andy Whitman

Andy Whitman is Director of Manomet's Natural Capital Initiative. He has studied and helped develop sustainable landscapes — forestry, agriculture and recreational — since 1993. He has served on sustainability panels for state government and businesses and has published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals. Andy holds an M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Maine.

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Spring 2013

The Legacy of Mary Niles and her daughter Molly Cornell

Mary Niles served on Manomet's Board of Trustees from 1981 to 1987 and remained a Life Trustee until 2009. She passed the mantle on to her daughter, Molly Cornell, in 1997. To this day Molly is an active Trustee and banding volunteer. Mary and Molly have made Manomet part of their lives. Both they and Manomet have been enriched by the experience.

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About Partnerships Magazine

Manomet’s semi-annual magazine examines ground breaking solutions to complex environmental challenges and the people and partnerships behind them. By highlighting these initiatives, we hope to inspire more people to come together to live and work in ways that will enable life to thrive and prosper tomorrow.