I recently got back from doing some fieldwork in northern Mexico. It was my first international travel since the start of the pandemic, so it was much needed. It was so exciting to be able to get back into the field, my last trip to Mexico was ~2 years ago! We were collecting whiptail lizards … More Fieldwork!

Frogging in Oaxaca

I was lucky to get to go back and do some fieldwork in Oaxaca again this fall! This time, I was mostly helping Anne Chambers out again catching leopard frogs for her dissertation research. It was a really great follow up my summer fieldwork where we spent the entire  time working our way along the … More Frogging in Oaxaca

Summer 2018

This summer was a bit of a whirlwind between fieldwork and teaching a course, so I am just now getting a chance to catch up and do a quick post about all the happenings. As per usual, Bob Thomson, Greg Pauly, and I started out the field season with a trip to the Mojave Desert … More Summer 2018

NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences!

This past week I was invited to help put together an exhibit for NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. This is a neat weekly public outreach event that blends natural history, cocktails, and music. Lauren Scheinberg (the Herpetology Collections Manager) and I put together a table with a bunch of legless amphibian … More NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences!