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Book review for Thomson et al. 2016

The first review of the California Herp book has now been published in the Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles journalĀ Herpetological Review. You can check it out here.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History

The book is out!

I’m a little late posting this, but the book is out! The author’s advance copies arrived a couple months ago andĀ UC Press and Amazon are both now shipping copies.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History

Desert Oracle

I’ve got an article on the elusive California Gila monster in the Spring 2016 issue of the Desert Oracle. Check it out.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History, outreach, travel

August Herp Night

Detangling 40 million years on a life raft; the biogeography of the Fijian Island herpetofauna Robert Fisher   I am very happy to welcome Robert Fisher from the San Diego USGS field station as our first herp night speaker of

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Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History, travel, UH

Caroline Defends!

Congratulations to Caroline, who defended her Masters last week!

Posted in conservation, herps, lab, Natural History, phylogenetics, UH

Service learning at UH West Oahu

I wanted to highlight some great outreach work going on over at UH West Oahu. Friend of the Thomson Lab, Laci Gerhart-Barley, has a new post up over at her blog outlining the work they’re doing with undergraduates on restoration

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Posted in conservation, Natural History, teaching, UH

Pond Turtles

(Bio)accumulation blog is doing a nice job of aggregating literature on the Western Pond turtle. A couple of new additions to the list are up, including our recent SNP paper that proposes splitting the Western Pond Turtle into two species.

Posted in conservation, genomics, herps, Natural History

Pond Turtles

KCET has a nice story on our recent paper proposing new species boundaries for the western pond turtle.

Posted in conservation, genomics, herps, phylogenetics

February Herp Night

Posted in conservation, herps, informatics

April Herp Night

Herp group will meet on Wednesday evening (24 April 2013) at Biomed B103. Brenden Holland will give a talk about introduced chameleons in Hawaii. Herpetological misadventures of a malacologist Dr. Brenden Holland Wednesday, April 24, 6-7:30pm Biomed B103

Posted in conservation, herps