On Episode 35 of the Snake Talk Podcast, Dr. Jenkins interviews Nicholas Hess who is a student, field herper, and photographer. They discuss the ethical considerations of photographing snakes and go into depth on different photography techniques such as macro, snakes in landscape, in situ, and underwater. If you’re looking for gear tips and advice […]
Our Big Four campaign is in full swing, and we are raising awareness to the conservation needs of four turtle species: Bog, Blandings, Wood, and Spotted Turtles! Follow us on Social Media, we’ll be featuring #TheBigFourTurtles all week. Be sure to check out Kiley’s Faces of the Forest blog this month to find out even more. Show […]
American Alligator – Photo credit: Ben Stegenga
Some of the first questions that emerge when a new wildlife disease is documented surround where the disease originated and how long has it been impacting wildlife populations. Is the disease emerging or has it been around for decades? Perhaps something else in the environment is just now making the disease bad enough that it is noticeable to biologists.
Northern Pinesnake – Pete Oxford “The Virginia Tech Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation is collaborating with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and the U.S. Forest Service to collect data on the status of the nonvenomous pinesnake in Virginia.” Read more about this citizen science project here.