Marsh, beach needed to maintain biodiversity | Guest View
Last updated 7/3/2019 at Noon
The recent discussions over the Sunset connector and the Edmonds Marsh, along with the rather worrying news relating to climate change, extinction, forest fires, and refugees, have continued to impress on me how fragile our environment is, both from the perspective of a small city like Edmonds and from that of the planet we live and depend on.
I am a field biologist who retired in 2011 and moved with my wife from Mesilla Park, just outside Las Cruces, New Mexico, to Edmonds in October 2015.
In the course of my career, I worked on both practical field ecology (biological control) in rangel...