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SCIENCE, ART AND THE RAPIDLY CHANGING GREAT MARSH

The Once and Future Salt Marsh™ Exhibit
is a science and art collaboration
about the effects of climate change on the Great Marsh.

This Exhibit, is a unique collaboration between scientists from:
• Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (PRNWR)
• Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER)
• and SQ & LB Artist Collaboration:
silk painter Susan Quateman, and graphic designer Leslie Bartlett.

Silk painting/photography collage of great blue heron and shorebirds
at Plum Island, by Susan Quateman and Leslie Bartlett

Three marsh critters illustrate these rapid changes:
the saltmarsh sparrow, fiddler crab and rainbow smelt.

Silk painting of saltmarsh sparrow
by Susan Quateman

 

Silk painting of fiddler crabs
by Susan Quateman

 

Silk painting of ghost smelt
by Susan Quateman

©2021 by SQ & LB Artist Collaboration


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