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by Taylor Henry
January 11th, 2016, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ca County Database totals 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 4906

Re: Ca County Database totals

What I do with my data should have been private and up to me, but since my name was dropped, I suppose I should say something. I've been involved with NAFHA and the HERP database since at least 2010. I've seen highs and lows and ultimately I have come to the conclusion that I'm not very interested i...
by Taylor Henry
January 23rd, 2013, 6:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: question about data entry in NAFHA
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: question about data entry in NAFHA

An individual account owns the data entered under that account. You can set your records to different levels of sensitivity: non-sensitive, sensitive, and closed. In your database profile (under the security frame) there is the field: "When a request for data is approved, but I did not vote:" There ...
by Taylor Henry
November 21st, 2012, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2013 California Chapter Secretary
Replies: 6
Views: 1365

Re: Nominations for 2013 California Chapter Secretary

Thanks, I accept.
by Taylor Henry
November 15th, 2012, 10:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How to become a member of this chapter.
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: How to become a member of this chapter.

I added you, but it doesn't look like you have your FHF username entered into your HERP profile. This is necessary to link the two accounts. If you need some help figuring out how to do that, feel free to PM me.
by Taylor Henry
September 29th, 2012, 11:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NEW vote for proposed changes on the Members only forum
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: NEW vote for proposed changes on the Members only forum

If anyone is unable to access the Members Only forum, let me know and I will add you to the California Chapter. Chapter membership is required to access the Members Only forum.
by Taylor Henry
September 3rd, 2012, 11:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Important NAFHA- Vote
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Re: Important NAFHA- Vote

Allan, I added you to the California Chapter, but it looks like you still need to add you FHF username to your HERP database profile. When you are logged into the database, there is a link up in the right hand corner that takes you to your profile. Once on the profile page, you will see a field in t...
by Taylor Henry
August 30th, 2012, 9:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Extremely Important Poll Question, all please vote
Replies: 70
Views: 4071

Re: Extremely Important Poll Question, all please vote

Nightdriver, you were a member in spirit but not officially :) There is a chapter member list that NAFHA members need to be manually added to in order vote on the chapter polls and access the member's only forum. I'm not sure why you aren't getting the voting option. It should be at the top of this ...
by Taylor Henry
August 29th, 2012, 10:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Extremely Important Poll Question, all please vote
Replies: 70
Views: 4071

Re: Extremely Important Poll Question, all please vote

Nightdriver, I went ahead and added you to the California Chapter, so you should be able to vote now.
by Taylor Henry
February 25th, 2012, 10:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Re: Lizard ID

Definitely Western Zebra-tailed Lizard ( Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus ).
by Taylor Henry
February 24th, 2012, 7:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: a shy trifecta....
Replies: 14
Views: 2200

Re: a shy trifecta....

Very cool Kent. I love the color of that speck...
by Taylor Henry
January 21st, 2012, 11:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Appointments of reg conserv. off. and edu. spec.
Replies: 15
Views: 2307

Re: Appointments of reg conserv. off. and edu. spec.

I am fine with those appointments.
by Taylor Henry
January 18th, 2012, 3:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Chapter Entered over 10,000 Records in 2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6291

Re: California Chapter Entered over 10,000 Records in 2011

Taylor: How come your earlier records have a higher number than your new records...ie. 99462, vs. 98___? This does not compute... It depends on the order I enter them. Right now I am still very behind on my 2011 entries, but I don't want to get too behind on my 2012 either, so I tend of trade off b...
by Taylor Henry
January 18th, 2012, 10:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Chapter Entered over 10,000 Records in 2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6291

Re: California Chapter Entered over 10,000 Records in 2011

I feel like entering an animal once a year is a good idea. Here is an example of how I handled it. I don't think anyone expects that we are perfect at recognizing all the animals we have seen before, but I think this system makes sense: 1. Same animal, same year with encounters a month or more apart...
by Taylor Henry
January 17th, 2012, 11:39 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Please contribute to the H.E.R.P. database!
Replies: 35
Views: 34722

Re: Please contribute to the NAFHA database!

Nick, First off, I am impressed that you are paying attention to the bylaws. That's definitely a sign of maturity and good character. I'm sure there are several "adult" members that have barely given them a glance, if anything at all. Until you are 18, you would need to have one of your parents crea...
by Taylor Henry
January 6th, 2012, 5:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Start sending your membership requests to Taylor Henry...
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: Start sending your membership requests to Taylor Henry..

Thanks for making this sticky Kent!
by Taylor Henry
January 2nd, 2012, 10:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012....day 2; Or..1/2/12
Replies: 17
Views: 1399

Re: 2012....day 2; Or..1/2/12

Oh, Bill...
by Taylor Henry
December 27th, 2011, 10:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Contest
Replies: 48
Views: 2688

Re: California Contest

Taylor, did you ever hear back from Scott and/or Don on this? If you haven't, which I sort of suspect is the case, what can/should we do next? Anyone have any ideas? With the current issues with NAFHA, I thought it best to put it on the back burner until things settle down and are figured out. I ne...
by Taylor Henry
December 23rd, 2011, 11:19 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: The zonata subspecies are back...
Replies: 13
Views: 3300

Re: The zonata subspecies are back...

I think there were some that wanted Masticophis back, but i'm not sure.
by Taylor Henry
December 20th, 2011, 11:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ventura County - lots more needed, recent database request
Replies: 20
Views: 2159

Re: Ventura County - lots more needed, recent database reque

Fieldnotes wrote:Eight in 6-man hours, yeah I think you can do better than that.
How about 16 in 2-man hours? In any case, I will have to try out the rainy night flashlight method you speak of. Sounds like a pretty neat way to find them!
by Taylor Henry
December 19th, 2011, 9:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mono County - Needs Work
Replies: 18
Views: 4975

Re: Mono County - Needs Work

Bishop and Mammoth are the main population centers nearby. I have family that lives in Bishop, so that's the main reason I go up that way. Besides visiting any family or friends, most people would go up there to ski and fish, but often that isn't at the best time of year to herp... Look at Lassen co...
by Taylor Henry
December 18th, 2011, 12:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mono County - Needs Work
Replies: 18
Views: 4975

Mono County - Needs Work

The following records for Mono County may be incorrect: Barred Spiny Lizard (possible taxonomic confusion) Mono County has 59 records, but only 33 of them are vouchered. 14 of those vouchered records were from 2011 and were the only records since 2009. There is a variety of species that have the pot...
by Taylor Henry
December 9th, 2011, 3:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID needed
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: ID needed

Looks like a side-blotched to me...
by Taylor Henry
December 6th, 2011, 12:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Diego County database, and a nomenclature question
Replies: 11
Views: 2253

Re: San Diego County database, and a nomenclature question

Thanks for putting this together jonathan. I have a couple records I need to enter for a species that is in San Diego, but not yet entered into the database from San Diego and I will be getting records for many of the herps that are lacking in number this coming year :)
by Taylor Henry
December 2nd, 2011, 9:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2011 Highlights
Replies: 37
Views: 7063

Re: 2011 Highlights

Awesome finds and great photography Mike! Thanks for taking the time to get this post up.
by Taylor Henry
December 2nd, 2011, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Vice President
Replies: 19
Views: 2477

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Vice President

I will third Rob's nomination.
by Taylor Henry
December 2nd, 2011, 12:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President
Replies: 33
Views: 4239

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President

Yeah, I would really be happy with any of those scenarios... I guess it's up to the three of you to work out what you would be willing or want to do?
by Taylor Henry
December 2nd, 2011, 12:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President
Replies: 33
Views: 4239

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President

I nominate Fundad for 2012 California Chapter President.

BUT we will need to nominate someone else for Vice President since he was the only nominee...
by Taylor Henry
December 1st, 2011, 10:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President
Replies: 33
Views: 4239

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter President

I wonder if a lot of people are missing this... I am really bummed to hear this Jonathan. I would like to see you be the president for time that you can, then the vice president can take on your duties when you move. I don't know how well that would work, but that would be how I would like it to go ...
by Taylor Henry
November 27th, 2011, 8:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hot Stove Herping: Part One
Replies: 49
Views: 22207

Re: Hot Stove Herping: Part One

Wow... Awesome finds Mike. My favorite is the juvie Corallus hortulanus. Such a cool looking snake... Thanks for sharing.
by Taylor Henry
November 2nd, 2011, 1:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Secretary
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Secretary

I accept the nomination.

Thanks guys!
by Taylor Henry
November 2nd, 2011, 1:16 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Nominations for 2012 International Coordinator
Replies: 20
Views: 3622

Re: Nominations for 2012 International Coordinator

Steve you have done a great job. Thank you for putting in all the time and effort that you did.

I will nominate Fundad for the 2012 International Coordinator.
by Taylor Henry
November 2nd, 2011, 1:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 International Board Member
Replies: 13
Views: 1374

Re: Nominations for 2012 International Board Member

Yeah, I have no qualms with Jim. I nominated Fundad for this position because I think he would really benefit the IB. I really like the idea of Jonathan being president, so the only other way Fundad would get on it through the California Chapter is from this position. However, there is also the Inte...
by Taylor Henry
November 2nd, 2011, 10:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Vice President
Replies: 19
Views: 2477

Re: Nominations for 2012 California Chapter Vice President

I nominate Fundad for the 2012 California Chapter Vice President.
by Taylor Henry
November 2nd, 2011, 10:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2012 International Board Member
Replies: 13
Views: 1374

Re: Nominations for 2012 International Board Member

I nominate Fundad for the 2012 "at large" International Board member.
by Taylor Henry
October 30th, 2011, 6:52 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Just an FYI, I sent a message to Scott, but have not heard anything back from him. It appears he has read it, so he probably does not have time to worry about it right now. If I don't hear anything by the end of this week, i'll get in touch with Don just to see what his thoughts are. I know he is ve...
by Taylor Henry
October 23rd, 2011, 9:13 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Ok sounds good, guys. I'll talk to those two and see what they think.
by Taylor Henry
October 22nd, 2011, 8:47 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

I think those numbers will work very well. I say we go with those numbers and move on. Ok i'm all for moving on :D I just wanted to make sure we didn't ignore Nate's thoughts before making the final decision on the system. What is the next step? I brought up the need to talk to Scott and Don. There...
by Taylor Henry
October 22nd, 2011, 5:49 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Nate - That's really neat and a great visual. Thanks for putting that together :thumb: There are 1,608 users of the database at this time. The graph shows that 13 or 14 of those users would have all the gold stars in the species category, and 8 of those users would have all the gold stars in the cou...
by Taylor Henry
October 22nd, 2011, 5:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: new guy has questions
Replies: 19
Views: 3381

Re: new guy has questions

Clever name, i'll give em that much...
by Taylor Henry
October 21st, 2011, 10:30 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Spinifer - I really don't think that the species and the counties should have the same values. I feel like if the counties were the same values as the species from option 1, it would be extremely hard for the average person to get all four gold stars in the county category. It also seems like if th...
by Taylor Henry
October 21st, 2011, 5:35 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

How about make both species and counties: 2 4 6 8 10 15 20 25 50 75 100 125 I really dont see the need for 2 scales, that are very similar to eachother (Option 1). Just make them the same, this one falls in the middle of what Brian proposed. *Edit: Also easier to remember. I do like the idea of hav...
by Taylor Henry
October 21st, 2011, 3:43 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Cool guys :D I think this is going to be really neat and help the cause. Not everyone has chimed in, but it seems like we are almost ready to call it a wrap on the star system. Again if anyone has any changes or ideas they think would work better with the stars please speak up. At this point we shou...
by Taylor Henry
October 21st, 2011, 12:03 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Ok, so it doesn't look like anyone is vehemently opposed to the four star system with three levels for each tier - Bronze, Silver, Gold. Let's go with that unless anyone has any further objection to those two aspects. Lets look at values now. Here is the one that I proposed: Option 1: Entries: Bronz...
by Taylor Henry
October 21st, 2011, 10:05 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Alright we have come a long way since the beginning and I think it would be good to figure out where everyone stands at this point. Lets go through some of the main points a couple at a time then once we have reached a consensus move on to another couple points. I will try to get all of the options ...
by Taylor Henry
October 20th, 2011, 8:48 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

If we did a three star we even have the potential to make it one row... http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd230/the_boa_nut/Screenshot2011-10-20at91558PM-2.png Potential values for Fundad's three star proposal: Entries: Bronze - 1 25 50 Silver - 100 300 600 Gold - 1000 1500 2000 Species: Bronze - 2...
by Taylor Henry
October 20th, 2011, 8:24 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Jim here is a rough idea of a four star system (it doesn't have the colors, so use your imagination :D ) What do you think? Is that too much space? http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd230/the_boa_nut/Screenshot2011-10-20at91558PM.png or we could even do something like this... http://i222.photobucke...
by Taylor Henry
October 20th, 2011, 7:16 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

An 8 star single line system may not be that bad either. You could always separate them in a way that's easier for the eye to count.

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by Taylor Henry
October 20th, 2011, 7:00 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Gone to work for a couple weeks...
Replies: 253
Views: 40389

Re: Gone to work for a couple weeks...

Yeah that was one issue with doing the bronze, sliver, and gold with all three tiers. The values of each number and color of star would be different in each tier. That may not be that big of a deal, as the star will still be able to tell a person, "hey that guy has found a admirable amount of specie...