State Librarian Julie Walker, left, and University of Georgia marine sciences professor Merryl Alber hold up “And the Tide Comes In,” a children’s book on salt marshes now available at every public library in the state

Over 400 Georgia public libraries received donated copies of an educational children's book written by University of Georgia department of marine sciences professor Merryl Alber. "And the Tide Comes In" focuses on teaching children about salt marshes.

The book is just one product of the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research project, funded by the National Science Foundation. Read more here.

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