Osprey Banding at Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Osprey Banding at Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Great Bay Discovery Center has been enjoying a pair of ospreys on the edge of the property for close to a decade now. This year’s pair of ospreys is incubating 3 eggs and now occupy the new nest and yesterday, under ideal conditions, Reserve staff Beth Heckman and Kelle Loughlin joined Ornithologist Robert S. Kennedy, Ph.D (Bob) in the marsh to band the adult pair.

Science Boldly Goes…

Science Boldly Goes…

Reserve scientists and genetics researchers are teaming up to use DNA techniques to keep tabs on habitats and the critters that live there.