Piermont Marsh Fact-Finding Meeting 1: September 30, 2014
What do we know about the habitats and biodiversity of Piermont Marsh?
- Introduction, Betsy Blair (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation) and Ed McGowan (NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation)
- Overview of the Science, Stuart Findlay (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies)
- New York’s Piermont Marsh: A 7000-year Record, Dorothy Peteet (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies)
- Vegetation of Piermont Marsh, Erik Kiviat (Hudsonia)
- Conservation Status of Intertidal Vascular Plants of Piermont Marsh, Rob Naczi (New York Botanical Garden) and David Werier (Botanical and Ecological Consultant)
- Fish and Invertebrate Communities of Piermont Marsh, David Yozzo (Great Ecology)
- Birds of Piermont Marsh, Ed McGowan (NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation)
*Please contact the speakers regarding permission for the use of photos in these presentations.
Summary of Fact-Finding Meeting 1 (9/30/14): This summary includes the content of the presentations, questions and answers from the meeting, all written questions/comments submitted, and all feedback from the meeting evaluation forms.
Hanson, S. R., D.T. Osgood, and D.J. Yozzo. 2002. Nekton use of a Phragmites australis marsh on the Hudson River, New York. Wetlands 22:326-37.
Yozzo, D.J., and F. Ottman. 2003. New distribution records for the spotfin killifish (Fundulus luciae Baird) in the lower Hudson River Estuary and adjacent waters. Northeastern Naturalist 10:399-408.
Osgood, D.T., D.J. Yozzo, R.M. Chambers, S. Pianka, C. LePage and J. Lewis. 2006. Patterns of habitat utilization by resident nekton in Phragmites and Typha marshes on the Hudson River Estuary, New York. In: J. Waldman, K. Limburg, and D. Strayer, (eds.) Hudson River Fishes and Their Environment. American Fisheries Society Symposium 51:151-173.
Yozzo, D.J. and D.T. Osgood. 2013. Invertebrate communities of low-salinity wetlands: Overview and comparison between Phragmites and Typha marshes within the Hudson River Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 36:575-584.