Tom Anderson’s recent paper on breeding phenology and species interactions published in Oecologia (March 2015- 177:761-773) was featured on the front cover. Congratulations!!!
“Salamanders Are a More Abundant Food Source in Forest Ecosystems than Previously Thought.” based on our paper published in the Canadian Journal of Zoology (2014) 92:997-1004.
Since posting, we have received more than 122 international, national and state media placements:
11/18/14 ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
11/18/14 EurekAlert (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
11/18/14 Phys.org (#27 most visited science news website)
11/19/14 Futurity.org (#17 most visited science news website)
1/19/14 eScienceNews.com (#24 most visited science news website)
11/19/14 Topix.com (#43 most visited news website)
11/21/14 RedOrbit.com (#1 most visited science news website)
11/21/14 Reptiles Magazine
11/21/14 National Association of State Foresters
12/1/14 Discover Magazine (#86 U.S. magazine, 95,660 single copy circulation)
12/23/14 Green Living Guy
NOTE: This story also ran in 111 other national media outlets
Katie O’Donnell who will be finishing her Ph.D. this semester has been offered a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with U.S.G.S. Gainesville, FL working on a flatwoods salamander recovery-habitat restoration project.
Ray and Arianne attend a week-long workshop using Structured Decision Making at Mississippi State University to develop a reintroduction program for the Federally Endangered and Threatened flatwoods salamanders.
Details of the meeting: http://frogpodblog.blogspot.com/2014/08/a-new-approach-to-flatwoods-salamander.html
Several graduate students coming back from the recent 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Chattanooga, Tennessee won awards!!
Katie O’Donnell – Storer Award of ASIH in Herpetology poster presentation
Tom Anderson – The Herpetologist’s League Graduate Research Award for oral presentation, 3rd place
Grant Connette – Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles award for Conservation & Management