My Master’s research is concentrating on two deadly amphibian diseases: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (also known as chytrid fungus), and Ranavirus. These two pathogens, along with other anthropogenic factors (habitat loss, pollution, climate change, etc) are causing many amphibian species to become threatened, endangered, and even extinct. By using environmental DNA I …
Supporting population recovery of turtles and snakes at a partially mined peatland with a resident reptile community that includes 5 species at risk. [NOTE: map location is not specific, to protect sensitive sites]
Using forced hibernation to understand ideal winter habitat for snakes. NOTE: map location is not specific, to protect sensitive sites.
Describing hibernation habitat for Massasauga rattlesnakes
Cool pics plus biography of a funky ewe