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Article in Kaleo student newspaper by Val

Val has a new popular article out in the University’s student newspaper Kaleo on bioplastics. Check it out here.

Posted in conservation, Natural History, outreach, UH

Burgess Shale!

Becky Chong and I had the chance to visit the Burgess Shale the other day, which has been a career-long dream of mine. It’s an incredible hike high up in the Canadian Rockies with beautiful views and many many fossils.

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Posted in Natural History, travel

Field work

Anthony and I are just back from some fieldwork in the desert southwest focusing on our new NSF-funded whiptail project. Me, him, and Amber Wright did a big loop through Arizona, New Mexico, and west Texas. He has a nice

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Posted in herps, Natural History, research, travel

Summer 2018 field work

Some photos from field work over the last summer. Mojave Desert Southern Mexico

Posted in herps, Natural History, travel

Mojave field work 2017

Some photos from this year’s trip to the Mojave desert below.

Posted in herps, Natural History, travel

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

September Herp Night

Exploring species diversity in Southeast Asian Sun Skinks Anthony Barley Thursday September 24, 2015. 3rd Floor Edmondson Hall.   Herp night this month will take place 6pm Thursday on the 3rd floor of Edmondson Hall. Anthony Barley will be talking

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Posted in genomics, herps, Natural History, phylogenetics, travel, UH

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