My mixed media artwork of a green frog (Lithobates clamitans) will be featured in an upcoming edition of AmNat in an article by Njal Rollinson and Locke Rowe, entitled “Oxygen limitation at the larval stage and the evolution of maternal investment per offspring in aquatic environments.” See the preview here: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayRollinson.html
Feel free to print and color your own Ontario Turtle Identification sheet! Answers: Carapace, Osteoderm, Scute, Gular Area
A big congratulations to my supervisor and his wife on their new little snapper!
Thanks to the amazing work of the Canadian public and scientists, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has ended the Snapping Turtle Hunt in Ontario. Thank you to everyone who wrote a letter during their comment period. This is a huge step towards protecting Ontario’s at-risk turtles.
I took a trip to Beacon Christian School in St. Catharine’s today to do a lab activity with the two 4th grade classes there. The students got to learn about turtle conservation in Ontario, what being a field biologist is like, and as activities, honed their Turtle ID skills and made nesting dioramas! Even the teachers … More Turtle Nest Lab is GO!