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by beanie
May 6th, 2018, 12:10 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Burm keepers
Replies: 1
Views: 4844

Burm keepers

Been working on this for a while now and finally got it finished enough to publish it. www.worldofburms.com
by beanie
December 17th, 2015, 1:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping W. of Baton Rouge mid jan!! advice???
Replies: 1
Views: 1669

Re: Herping W. of Baton Rouge mid jan!! advice???

A little farther west and you have Sherburn wma. Should be able to find salamanders and/or a few snakes.
by beanie
April 18th, 2015, 11:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some finds so far in 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2626

Re: Some finds so far in 2015

Love those milks!
by beanie
April 3rd, 2015, 1:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April species list
Replies: 5
Views: 2698

Re: April species list

I've gotten the chance to go out a few times but I have really dropped the ball posting lists
by beanie
December 14th, 2014, 4:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peepers calling yet? LA, TX, AR.
Replies: 5
Views: 1791

Re: Peepers calling yet? LA, TX, AR.

I'm not that far north, but I can give you a heads up when they are calling in the basin. They get pretty loud at Sherburne and Indian Bayou
by beanie
November 26th, 2014, 5:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Chapter Board Member Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: 2015 Chapter Board Member Nominations

I'd be glad to serve again as Education Specialist
by beanie
November 22nd, 2014, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kids and critters
Replies: 0
Views: 1059

Kids and critters

Did a local species show for a Lake Fausse Point state park. The kids loved learning and interacting with some of the species located within the park. Will will also be setting up the state park with some custom enclosures and help them with display animals in their interpretive center. http://i1201...
by beanie
October 17th, 2014, 5:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nafha Shirts
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

Re: Nafha Shirts

Sure. I'd be interested in a couple
by beanie
October 6th, 2014, 1:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October Species list
Replies: 3
Views: 1438

Re: October Species list

Cricket frogs were upwards of 100 easy. The skinks were more around 40 - 50.
by beanie
October 5th, 2014, 3:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October Species list
Replies: 3
Views: 1438

October Species list

Atchafalaya Basin 10/5/14

broad band water snake (1)
black masked racer (3)

green anole (1)
ground skink TMTC
five line (3)

musk turtle (2)
RES (1)

central newt (1)
marbled salamander (1)

cricket frogs TMTC
by beanie
September 21st, 2014, 11:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Suggestions for spots to herp
Replies: 5
Views: 1741

Re: Suggestions for spots to herp

ah, ok. That's a little far north for me to help out with any Louisiana herping.
by beanie
September 20th, 2014, 2:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Suggestions for spots to herp
Replies: 5
Views: 1741

Re: Suggestions for spots to herp

What route are you taking through Louisiana?
by beanie
July 28th, 2014, 8:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

Re: ID needed

I would say the same. I've found some very small dekays and none have ever had that pattern or collar. That kinda threw me off.
by beanie
July 27th, 2014, 10:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

ID needed

Found this little guy in the basin this morning. It has a ring around its neck but I know its not a Mississippi ring neck. I have caught baby Dekays before and they looked nothing like this. Could this be a baby Red Bellied snake that hasn't gotten its colors yet? http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums...
by beanie
July 5th, 2014, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtling in AR and LA
Replies: 6
Views: 2339

Re: Turtling in AR and LA

What part of Louisiana are you planing on going?
by beanie
June 15th, 2014, 2:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

Re: South Central Chapter field trip

Here's a few I took.I wasn't sure if you had seen the dead toad on the way out LOL http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadianwoodworks/IMG_8471_zps5a92f55c.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadianwoodworks/IMG_8467_zpsb115b3d8.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadian...
by beanie
June 13th, 2014, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

Re: South Central Chapter field trip

Sounds good, See ya'll then! :thumb:
by beanie
June 12th, 2014, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

Re: South Central Chapter field trip

I'm coming from I-10 but plan on herping all the way to 190. We can start where ever yall want.
by beanie
June 10th, 2014, 5:00 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Anybody Breeding Pine Snakes here???
Replies: 8
Views: 3898

Re: Anybody Breeding Pine Snakes here???

We will be working with P.Ruthveni once the female puts on some more weight
by beanie
June 8th, 2014, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

Re: South Central Chapter field trip

To those that can attend, do we want to set it up for the morning or would an evening trip be preferred?
by beanie
June 4th, 2014, 3:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Couple of IDs needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: Couple of IDs needed

The two turtles look like Cooters. The frog looks like a Southern leopard. In the southern leopard the two lines down the back are solid and not broken like in Rio grandes. Im not that good with frogs so I could be wrong on those.
by beanie
June 1st, 2014, 2:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

Re: South Central Chapter field trip

We could either do an early morning trip, or an evening trip that lasts after sundown to get more of the frog species. There is primitive camping for those interested. I'll include some links with information about the area. http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma/2763 And here's the link to a map of the a...
by beanie
June 1st, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central Chapter field trip
Replies: 19
Views: 3781

South Central Chapter field trip

After some discussion with some of the other members, I decided to start planing a chapter field trip before it starts getting really hot. The location will be Sherburne WMA located in the Atchafalaya basin. The date we would be shooting for would be June 14th. If this is to short of notice, we coul...
by beanie
April 19th, 2014, 5:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April Species Counts
Replies: 22
Views: 4248

Re: April Species Counts

Man have I been slipping with my finds this month. Anyway, here what we found after a few hours herping in Vermillion Parish Blanchard's Cricket Frog Green Tree frog - 1 Green Frog - ~5 American Bullfrog - 2 Southern Leopard Frog - 4 Three-toed Amphiuma - 1 Mississippi Mud Turtle - 1 Little Brown Sk...
by beanie
March 23rd, 2014, 9:05 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Vanilla in Rodent Colony Drinking Water...
Replies: 5
Views: 3106

Re: Vanilla in Rodent Colony Drinking Water...

What are you using for water supply? I am running 3 gallon buckets to supply 6 tubs. Would I sill only put a few drops in?
by beanie
March 23rd, 2014, 6:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 10
Views: 2405

Re: March Species Counts

Made it out to Vermillion parish yesterday 5 Broad-banded Water Snakes 6 Plain-bellied Water Snakes 4 Gulf Coast Ribbon Snakes 1 Marsh Brown Snake 1 Small-mouthed Salamander 1 Broad-headed Skink 8 Common Five-lined Skinks TMTC Little Brown Skinks 6 Northern Green Anoles 1 Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad...
by beanie
March 16th, 2014, 4:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 10
Views: 2405

Re: March Species Counts

Hit Lake Martin today on the way home. Decided to walk the whole lake today but it was pretty slow. 1 Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake 1 Broad-banded Water Snake 1 Southern Leopard Frog 2 Green Treefrogs 3 Bronze Frogs 6 Blanchard's Cricket Frogs 2 Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toads 5 Northern Green Anoles TMTC Li...
by beanie
March 4th, 2014, 2:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 10
Views: 2405

Re: March Species Counts

Sunday march 3er Atchafalaya Basin 1 Plain-bellied Water Snake 1 Black-masked Racer 4 Gulf Coast Ribbonsnakes 1 Southern Copperhead 1 Western Cottonmouth 4 American Alligators 3 Northern Green Anoles TMTC Little Brown Skinks 2 Eastern River Cooters 2 Red-eared Sliders 1 Eastern Mud Turtle TMTC Blanc...
by beanie
March 1st, 2014, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 10
Views: 2405

March Species Counts

Made it out to Lake Martin today for a couple hours. 1 Mississippi Green Watersnake - Nerodia cyclopion 3 Broad-banded Watersnakes - Nerodia fasciata confluens 1 Gulf Coast RIbbonsnake - Thamnophis proximus orarius 3 Southern Copperheads - Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix TMTC Northern Green Anoles...
by beanie
February 23rd, 2014, 7:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: February Species Counts
Replies: 11
Views: 2315

Re: February Species Counts

Man, have I been slipping lately. Here's some of our finds from the last couple weeks. Saturday the 15th, we did a species identification with a local Roots and Shoots group. After that we took them on a short hike and got 1 Leopard frog 15 bronze frog tadpoles 1 adult central newt 3 cricket frogs 2...
by beanie
February 6th, 2014, 1:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle Photos - Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 2530

Re: Turtle Photos - Wanted

Just sent you some :thumb:
by beanie
January 30th, 2014, 2:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Data base numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

Re: 2014 Data base numbers

Thanks guys
by beanie
January 29th, 2014, 8:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Data base numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

2014 Data base numbers

Is there a link somewhere to the numbers this year as they are entered? Not sure if I missed it or not.
by beanie
January 29th, 2014, 8:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Artificial Cover
Replies: 13
Views: 3144

Re: Artificial Cover

The good thing about carpet as AC, is how well it retains water after a rain. Even in the baking sun it still stays pretty moist under there.
by beanie
January 26th, 2014, 5:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

Made a trip to Vermillion Parish today. 3 - central newts 2 adults 1 eft +15 - Green Frog - Lithobates clamitans (tadpoles) 2 - Lithobates sphenocephalus - Southern Leopard Frogs 5 - Lithobates sphenocephalus - Southern Leopard Frog (egg masses) 1 - Small-mouthed Salamander - Ambystoma texanum 7 - L...
by beanie
January 22nd, 2014, 8:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chapter field trips
Replies: 40
Views: 10282

Re: Chapter field trips

Being new to the position and group field trips,I'm open to ideas. Because of our schedules we usually Herp areas within an hour or so from home. The biggest and most diverse place would be the Sherburne WMA in the Atchafalaya basin. With 60 or so species of reptiles and amphibians that should make ...
by beanie
January 20th, 2014, 2:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

1/20/2014
Spanish Lake, Iberia Parish

1 - Northern Diamond-backed Watersnakes - Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer
1 - Plain-bellied Watersnake - Nerodia erythrogaster (unvouchered)

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by beanie
January 19th, 2014, 3:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

Forgot to post about our trip to Lake Martin last weekend. Nothing special but there were quite a few river cooters and RES out that day along with a DOR Southern Painted. Today, 1/19/2014, we hiked a few new spots in the basin. 2 - Marbled Salamanders - Ambystoma opacum 1 - Central Newt Central New...
by beanie
January 17th, 2014, 4:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

Jeff wrote:Thanks Beanie,
that's the known spot. I was just curious because of the Ambystoma records, which are not going to be associated with the spot you mentioned.

Jeff
I noticed yours is the only other record in that parish, was yours at that location too?
by beanie
January 15th, 2014, 4:59 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Lets see your homemade cages!
Replies: 15
Views: 6434

Re: Lets see your homemade cages!

I'm looking for a reasonable supplier of plastic. The local stuff is so expensive and the more affordable materials cost to much for shipping. We don't use wood most DIYers have access to, so most of the issues of wooden cages of the past aren't present. I have also wrapped the interior and/or inter...
by beanie
January 15th, 2014, 2:26 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Lets see your homemade cages!
Replies: 15
Views: 6434

Re: Lets see your homemade cages!

We build custom display cages for a living. Here's a few of my favorite ones we have done. http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadianwoodworks/1473859_10201059628717656_669471800_n_zps818e6189.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadianwoodworks/cages/arboreal_zps4c428cd8.jpg http:/...
by beanie
January 15th, 2014, 5:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

Long leaf Vist trail.
by beanie
January 14th, 2014, 4:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Odd looking frog
Replies: 4
Views: 1398

Re: Odd looking frog

Thanks Jeff, Must be a female and couldn't decide what to wear :lol:
by beanie
January 13th, 2014, 2:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Odd looking frog
Replies: 4
Views: 1398

Odd looking frog

I was going through some old pics and came across this pic my sister sent of a frog she has seen a couple times on her shutter. Anyone have an idea whats going on here, and NO it is not photo shopped in any way. http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb350/acadianwoodworks/05C77D22-3D38-43BD-9E52-F1A8E...
by beanie
January 11th, 2014, 5:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

Re: January species counts

Made a trip to Kisatchie today with a few friends. Lots of sallys and a couple more lifers. 2 Spotted Salamanders - Ambystoma maculatum (lifer) 2 Marbled Salamanders - Ambystoma opacum 1 Dwarf Salamander - Eurycea quadridigitata (lifer) 1 American Bullfrog - Lithobates catesbeianus 1 Northern Green ...
by beanie
January 4th, 2014, 4:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January species counts
Replies: 16
Views: 3243

January species counts

Made our second outing this year at Lake Martin in St. Martin parish Here's my findings, I can post my son's later 1- Melanistic Red Eared Slider - Trachemys scripta elegans 3- Green Anoles - Anolis carolinensis 4- Green Frogs - Lithobates clamitans 5- Central Newts - Notophthalmus viridescens louis...
by beanie
January 2nd, 2014, 2:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2609

Re: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Threa

gretzkyrh4 wrote:Very cool Beanie. I was going to ask the same question as Jeff. Great find out there (at least as far as I am aware).

Chris
That place has never let us down. We have logged close to 30 species from there, with 3 - 4 of them being lifers for us.
by beanie
January 1st, 2014, 7:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2609

Re: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Threa

Atchafalaya basin, north of I-10.

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by beanie
January 1st, 2014, 5:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2609

Re: Official 2014 New Years Day Herp Challenge Results Threa

Although it didn't look like we would get much field time in because of the rain, it turned out to be a pretty good day and we even added a lifer to our lists. Between my son (Kylyan) and myself we flipped: 2- Marbled Salamanders - Ambystoma opacum (lifers) 8- Central Newts - Notophthalmus viridesce...
by beanie
December 31st, 2013, 3:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 New Year's Day Herp Challenge
Replies: 20
Views: 3653

Re: 2014 New Year's Day Herp Challenge

I'm anxious to see all those Burm vouchers from Florida :lol: