Sara Martin is a wetland specialist with PLACE: SLR and an extension associate with Mississippi State University. Her work focuses on the effects of sea-level rise on coastal wetlands and expanding the use of living shorelines in the northern Gulf of Mexico. She received both a B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Alabama.
Spent three weeks in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador to learn about tropical plants and was scared awake multiple times by howler monkeys!
Favorite Spot on the Northern Gulf:
It’s so hard to choose, but the Audubon Bird Sanctuary on Dauphin Island is up there. It has everything – forest, swamps, beaches, and all the animals that live there!