Our trails and buildings are closed to the public due to COVID-19, but you can still experience SERC science virtually! Check the slideshow below for some of our latest offerings, including virtual field trips and Earth Optimism webinars.
One of only two tree climbing crabs, Aratus pisonii, feeds on mangrove leaves. This unique crab is an omnivore and also known to have cannibalistic tendencies.
Climate change is facilitating rapid encroachment of mangrove trees into herbaceous saltmarsh ecosystems.
Nutrient over-enrichment increases the productivity of scrub mangroves, but also decreases their resistance and resilience to hurricane damage.