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!

Mexico Trip

I recently returned from a trip to Mexico City. I was there for a couple weeks, working with my collaborator Adrián Nieto at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). We’re working on trying to finish up a couple manuscripts on the phylogeny of Mexican whiptails. It was a really productive, fun trip, and was … More Mexico Trip