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Citizen Scientists for the Win
 

Citizen Scientists for the Win

This past weekend I attended the annual Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS) meeting. PARS is an atlas project using citizen scientists to understand the distribution and relative abundance of herpetofauna in the state. I have participated in the project sporadically–especially considering all of my research captures end up in...
Undergrad Mentee First Published Paper
 

Undergrad Mentee First Published Paper

Congratulations to Michael Antonishak, my first undergrad who I mentored. The project we did together is finally published in Herpetological Review. Check out the paper here. We were excited to find that our glow stick lures increased captures of frogs and salamanders by 200-600%!
Old Friends at TWS in Albuquerque
 

Old Friends at TWS in Albuquerque

Having done the job hopping thing for a little while, it is always a joy going to conferences and finding old friends and supervisors. At the Wildlife Society Meeting in Albuquerque, NM I had the pleasure of seeing my old supervisor, Dr. Ray Dueser. He played an instrumental role in...