Authors and Contributors
Stephen Brown, Ph.D. - Editor
Stephen Brown, Ph.D., is the director of the Shorebird Conservation Research Program at the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences and has studied shorebirds and their wetland habitats for twenty years. He received his doctorate from Cornell University, where he studied restoration of wetland bird habitats. Brown is the lead author of “The United States Shorebird Conservation Plan” as well as more than twenty peer-reviewed articles on shorebirds and wetland management. He conducts field studies on distribution and abundance of shorebirds in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and collaborates on other shorebird research and conservation projects throughout the country. Based in Manomet, Massachusetts, the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences is one of the nation’s oldest independent environmental research organizations. Manomet uses science to bring people together and guide them in the development of practical strategies that improve conditions for wildlife, habitats, and people.