From the Field to the Lab

We like to flip rocks and logs, catch critters, cut off a piece of their tail or a toe, sequence their DNA, and make pretty maps and trees. Such pursuits lead us to work in some spectacular places and see a lot of amazing animals.

The Great Smoky Mountains of NC and TN

Winding Stair Mountain (left) and Rich Mountain (right) in the Ouachita Mountains of OK

Prime salamander habitat on Fourche Mountain in AR

Entrance to January-Stansbury Cave in the Ozarks of OK

 

Waterfall in Columbia River Gorge of OR

Ouachita Field Crew Fall 2007

Ouachita Field Crew Fall 2008

Don and Marta Lyons (Univ. Minnesota PhD student on Kiamichi Mtn, OK - Spring 2013

Looking for salamanders in the Caddo Mountains, AR - Fall 2014

Don and Matt Gifford in Spillway Mine - Fall 2014

Sampling queensnakes on Cadron Creek, AR - June 2015

Our research lab at LA Tech

Our research lab at LA Tech

Our research lab at LA Tech

Our research lab at LA Tech