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הצטרף ב:ינו' 06, 2017 פעילות אחרונה: יוני 15, 2021 iNaturalist

Grad student at University of Southern Mississippi studying effects of freshwater inundation on marsh vegetation. Part-time herpetologist working on federally-listed Dusky Gopher Frog conservation project. I also study spatial and population ecology of box turtles in coastal Mississippi. I just really love herps and any other wildlife I can get a good photo of.

Grew up in southeast Iowa, and later central Iowa. I’ve been an amateur herpetologist, ornithologist, and entomologist ever since I learned there were different “kinds” of reptiles, amphibians, birds, and bugs in my early childhood. I kept a bird journal, a butterfly collection, and spent dozens of hours at local ponds trying to catch frogs and turtles. I blame much of my addiction on Steve Irwin (as many of my generation do), Animal Planet’s “The Most Extreme,” Planet Earth, Shark Week, and lots of other educational television programs.

2021 Reptiles and Amphibians (Lifers)

Cajun Chorus Frog (Pseudacris fouquettei)
Rio Grande Chirping Frog (Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides)
Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis elapsoides)
Bog Dwarf Salamander (Eurycea sphagnicola)
Brown Watersnake (Nerodia taxispilota)
Yellow-bellied Slider (Trachemys scripta scripta)
Apalachicola Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus apalachicolae)
Dwarf Black-bellied Salamander (Desmognathus folkertsi)
Seepage Salamander (Desmognathus aeneus)
Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Atlantic Coast Slimy Salamander (Plethodon chlorobryonis)
Patch-nosed Salamander (Urspelerpes brucei)
"Crevice Salamander" (Plethodon yonahlossee "longicrus")
Hickory Nut Gorge Green Salamander (Aneides caryaensis)
Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor constrictor)
Broken-striped Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens dorsalis)
Carolina Sandhills Salamander (Eurycea arenicola)
Eastern Coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum flagellum)
Plains Hognose Snake (Heterodon nasicus)
Western Foxsnake (Pantherophis ramspotti)

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