Members of the Population and Community Ecology and Herpetology labs here at the INHS gave several presentations at the first Venomous Herpetology Symposium in Miami, Florida, at Zoo Miami from September 8th-9th. The work showcased the diversity of projects on venomous snakes the graduate and undergraduate students in both labs are working on. Recent graduate Yatin Kalki had received a travel award to attend and present at the symposium.
Factors affecting the movements of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) from the mid-Atlantic coastal plain. Michael. J. Dreslik, Christopher E. Petersen, Scott M. Goetz, John D. Kleopfer, and Alan H. Savitzsky
Evaluation of environmental DNA to detect Sistrurus catenatus and Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola in crayfish burrows. Taylor R. West, Sarah J. Baker, Matthew L. Niemilller, Andrew J. Stites, K. T. Ash, Mark A. Davis, Michael J. Dreslik, Christopher A. Phillips
Using rescue calls as a snake survey technique in an urban landscape. Yatin Kalki, Tristan D. Schramer, and Daniel B. Wylie