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Saving Salt Marshes for the Diamondback Terrapins

Russell Burke

Biology Professor Russell Burke was interviewed for a PBS WTTW “Urban Baywatch” segment about Jamaica Bay’s tidal salt marshes and a local activist’s efforts to be an environmental watchdog for the area. Dr. Burke explains how the health of the marshes is important to the population of the terrapins that live there. Dr. Burke appears approximately 4:48 minutes into the segment.

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Ginny Greenberg

Ginny Greenberg is director of public relations and an alumna of Hofstra University.

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