Observing a Red Knot at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion

Observing a Red Knot outside the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor, Milford, Delaware.

Matthew Sarver is an ecologist, consultant, and writer.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, cum laude, from Cornell University with a concentration in Neurobiology and Animal Behavior.

Matt has been an avid birder for nearly 20 years.  He is currently Conservation Chair of the Delmarva Ornithological Society. Matt is also the Delaware representative on the boards of the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council and the Society for Ecological Restoration Mid-Atlantic and serves on the Delaware Nature Society‘s Land and Biodiversity Management Committee. Matt is an Ecological Society of America Certified Ecologist.

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Matt has worked as an entomologist, botanist, and community ecologist for state Natural Heritage programs in Pennsylvania and Maryland.  In 2004-2005, he spent five months in the Big Woods of Arkansas in search of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker as a member of the Cornell / The Nature Conservancy search team.

In 2006, Matt started a consulting business, Sarver Ecological, LLC, so that he would have the flexibility to pursue exciting and important conservation projects that defy disciplinary boundaries.