What is Citizen Science and how can you get Started Today?

So if you don’t know, I am a wildlife biologist who is heavily into herpetology research. My projects have taken me to some pretty fantastic locations and allowed me to conduct some amazing research. That being said, one of my favorite projects had me…

Field Test: A review of the Salomon Men’s Quest 4d 2 GTX Backpacking Boot

Hi there Conservationists! Today I decided to start a new series for the blog, “Field Test”. Now, if you don’t know me,  I am a Field-Based Conservation Biologist. I have researched in Jungles of Panama and Belize, assisted with beachside sea turtle Research in Costa…

10 Top Tips For Being More Sustainable Today!

Do you want to know how you can be a little bit more sustainable today? Follow these tips to get started immediately! Note: Some links are Amazon affiliate links that I will make money off of if you purchase something. I have no affiliation…

How to track turtles for 3 months in Belize. Fish Heads in the Jungle, Flooded Ziplines and Tons of Mud Slinging

Have you ever been out at your local park and you see some turtles? Maybe they were basking on some logs, or possibly swimming around with their head poking out of the water. Have you ever wondered what its like to be one of…

Poticial Will, Sustainability, and Scared Guppies? What I Loved this Week May.6.2018

Edit** Sorry if there are any duplicate paragraphs. WordPress is not cooperating today 🙁 Hi there all! It feels great to get back in the habit of writing again. I’m sitting here on my couch, playing slow jazz, and sipping a cup of my…

Leading the 2018 Lick Creek Park BioBlitz

A quick media dump from the 2018 BioBlitz. The main feature is a video detailing all the hard work our volunteers did over the survey.

Teaching kids how to Herp, neon-colored pot smokers, and owls that go screech in the night-ELM 24.2.2018

Teaching kids how to herp This past survey was a great trip! I was able to take a couple kids on a quick survey. We didn’t find too many cool things, but overall they seemed to have a ton of fun! Both of them were so…

Field Notes: ELM 3.2.2018 – The music in a damp forest

Another night spent at Edith L. Moore. The weather is starting to get better and better. Unfortunately, a cold snap ultimately made this trip another bust for herps. Tonight was completely fogged up. With every breath, I blinded myself as the cloud of moist,…

Field Notes: 20/1/2017 Another night Herping at Edith L. Moore.

I spent another night at my study site. Today was the first day I was able to lay out traps and actually get some measurements. It had rained in the morning and an afternoon of warmth had broken the cold snap we were facing….

Passing thoughts through Midland/Odessa: Trip Journal Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017

As I’m driving out to the Guadalupe Mountains I passed through the Midland/Odessa area. It was early morning when I set out and a heavy fog had been blocking my view from all angles. The sun came out and cleared it up quickly. As I drove here…