This February brought lots of rain to the Southeast, creating ideal conditions for a very secretive and imperiled amphibian. Join Ben as he takes advantage of the weather to try and document this dwindling species in one of its last strongholds in the state.
Previously on Fieldnotes, viewers got to see the x-ray process and how we attach thread spools to gravid Spotted Turtles as part of our ongoing nesting research. However, this month’s episode will show the most exciting part of the process. Join Ben this month as he takes us back to the beginning of the nesting […]
Have you been wondering just how we’re able to find Spotted Turtle nests in the wild? Join Ben this month for a look at a very simple, yet effective research technique that has allowed us to learn a lot about Spotted Turtle movement and reproduction
The Spotted Turtle nesting season is underway in Georgia, and an important component of our current research is taking females to get x-rays a couple times throughout the duration of the project. This lets us know which turtles are gravid and how many eggs they’re carrying. Check out this month’s episode of Fieldnotes to get […]
In this month’s episode of fieldnotes, join Ben as he takes a closer look at one of Georgia’s most unique frog species, the Eastern Spadefoot.