These little lizards in NY and CT sure are capturing a lot of peoples’ imaginations! The story has been picked up now in quite a few places! Here are a few that you might like to check out: First and foremost, Peregrine Frissell, the author of the first Greenwich Time piece that started the momentum … More More stories around the web!
About 10 days remaining before the defense! I passed in a complete dissertation draft on Friday and now I’m plugging away at the defense presentation itself. I’ll be posting details about how to log in to the live-stream of the defense at the end of this week, but before that I want to share this story with … More Lizards in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Just a quick update! I’m gearing up to head on a field expedition to Europe in less than two weeks (more details to follow soon) but, as some of you have noticed, I’ve been doing a lot of work online to shift my website to WordPress. The advantage being that I can now update my … More iPad Update
Last weekend Claire and I cruised out of Boston Harbor in search of the mighty migrating mammals swimming the nice cool, food-filled waters off the coast of the cape. I haven’t been whale watching in years and I was looking forward to this trip so I could get some practice with my new camera (I … More Whale Watching
I went out again to help with a friend’s research (the same friend as before) and we found this Black Racer (Coluber constrictor) sunning itself on a rocky outcropping. It was a beautiful old snake about 4.5 feet in length! After a bit of protestation while it was on the ground, it was mellow as … More Snake!
As part of a staff appreciation day at the School of Forestry, the Student Activities Committee (of which I was “honored” to be elected a member) invited everyone out to the Yale farm where we cooked brick oven pizzas topped with vegis picked directly from the garden that afternoon. While the weather wasn’t optimal we … More Brick Oven Pizzas
No, not my field, I’m sad to say, but here are some photos from a quick expedition out into the Connecticut wilds to catch turtles for a friend’s long-term monitoring project. There’s almost no published data on turtles in CT so he wrote a little grant to put up a dozen or so turtle traps … More Photos from the field