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by joeysgreen
January 21st, 2017, 8:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute trip
Replies: 9
Views: 3057

Re: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute t

Thanks Steve. I can suck at common names sometimes :)
by joeysgreen
January 16th, 2017, 8:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute trip
Replies: 9
Views: 3057

Re: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute t

Thanks Jeff, it was a trip of a lifetime. I don't have a flicker or photobucket account so hopefully this FB link will take you to some of the pic's that turned out https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1724684671174874&set=pcb.1724684204508254&type=3&theater Red eared slider 5 lined skink Green f...
by joeysgreen
January 12th, 2017, 7:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute trip
Replies: 9
Views: 3057

Re: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute t

Sweet thanks. That weather sounds incredible.
Where in LA are you? Might be neat to meet up if you're free Sat or Sun.

Ian
by joeysgreen
January 12th, 2017, 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute trip
Replies: 9
Views: 3057

Louisianna and/or East Texas this weekend; last minute trip

I work at Oklahoma State University and at the threat of snow tomorrow they closed it down... yeehaw, four day weekend! So I rented a car and am driving until I find reptiles. I was thinking of LA, hoping I might at least see a basking diamondback terrapin or something. No research done for this tri...
by joeysgreen
September 6th, 2016, 7:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Portland, Oregon salamander ID's
Replies: 1
Views: 1266

Portland, Oregon salamander ID's

I hope these links work; I was in Portland and have a variety of salamanders that are all labeled as Dunn's but I would like some verification/opinions please. Adult Dunn's - uncommon https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1652177605092248&set=a.1652177598425582.1073741842.100009000736417&type=3&th...
by joeysgreen
April 27th, 2016, 8:03 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: How to enter data into the NAHERP.com Database
Replies: 89
Views: 72691

Re: How to enter data into the NAHERP.com Database

I cannot open "my records on google earth" because it is a .kml file, which I, and my computer have never heard of. Any ideas how to fix the problem? Additionally, on all the maps there are counties that are grey, a colour not on any of the schemes (green to yellow, orange, red etc.). I've asked ano...
by joeysgreen
April 18th, 2016, 6:27 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: 2016 NAFHA National Field Trip - Mena, AR - Apr 29 to May 1
Replies: 10
Views: 8240

Re: 2016 NAFHA National Field Trip - Mena, AR - Apr 29 to Ma

I have a ride to the event, but do not yet have a place to stay. Does anyone have a hotel floor or half a tent or something they don't mind sharing? Is there a higher traffic area that I could perhaps ask this question?

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 21st, 2015, 12:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Arizona this November
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Re: Herping Arizona this November

lol, I read your post :) I might be in south central AZ this thanksgiving weekend. It doesn't sound like great herping time, but both uta and uro would be lifers :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
August 22nd, 2015, 10:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping near San Antonio
Replies: 4
Views: 2458

Re: Herping near San Antonio

That's both encouraging and unfortunate. Where can you get a herping license?
by joeysgreen
August 21st, 2015, 5:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping near San Antonio
Replies: 4
Views: 2458

Herping near San Antonio

Hello everyone, I am going to a conference next week in San Antonio. Looking at the map there isn't any great looking parks to get in some herping. May I please ask for recommendations? If I have a camera and binoculars, do I need a herping/hunting license?

Thank you kindly,

Ian
by joeysgreen
March 23rd, 2015, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Stillwater Oklahoma; with ID question
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Re: Stillwater Oklahoma; with ID question

Thanks very much. I was confident on the proximus ID but hesitant on the striatula.

Ian
by joeysgreen
March 22nd, 2015, 7:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Stillwater Oklahoma; with ID question
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Stillwater Oklahoma; with ID question

This weekend the snakes finally have arrived for me. On Saturday a quick walk to the post office turned into a train track foray and I found an earth snake, brown snake and a feisty gartersnake. I am having difficulty defining what species of earth snake I have found. It has 5 labials which says rou...
by joeysgreen
March 21st, 2015, 8:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First atrox of the year!
Replies: 3
Views: 1427

Re: First atrox of the year!

Thanks for sharing! I recently moved to Oklahoma from Alberta and am excited for the herp diversity. Found my first snakes of the year today too, a smooth earth snake, brown snake and a plains garter. Can't wait to finally find an atrox!

Ian
by joeysgreen
January 5th, 2015, 4:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Year in Review: IL, KS, MO, OK, TX
Replies: 12
Views: 4392

Re: 2014 Year in Review: IL, KS, MO, OK, TX

Thanks for the post. I'm moving to OK at the end of the month and am very much looking forward to some local herp diversity; I might even have some in my backyard!

Ian
by joeysgreen
October 16th, 2014, 3:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Road & Southern Illinois October 2-6
Replies: 4
Views: 2401

Re: Snake Road & Southern Illinois October 2-6

Thanks for the trip back to memory lane. That is indeed a lovely place; you saw some great salamander diversity.

Ian
by joeysgreen
October 3rd, 2014, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: British Columbia & Alberta, Canada (Same as NW chapter)
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

Re: British Columbia & Alberta, Canada (Same as NW chapter)

Thanks for sharing Kyle. You've hit a few species that still stump me and I've spent my entire life here. Fantastic stuff :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
September 22nd, 2014, 7:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aussie herps in habitat
Replies: 20
Views: 7065

Re: Aussie herps in habitat

Indeed these are a very pleasing type of photo layout. I had no idea the burton's lizard was from that type of habitat. I envisioned more of a tropical forest.

Ian
by joeysgreen
September 22nd, 2014, 6:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa 2013, part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 5560

Re: South Africa 2013, part 1

Kevin, thanks for sharing. A fabulous post that really expressed the entire experience. Of all the fantastic photographs and species, I am most impressed by the detailed shots of the elephant skin. How did you get so darned close; did you ask the elephant to hold still while you zoomed in? :) Were y...
by joeysgreen
August 19th, 2014, 4:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer road trippin'
Replies: 11
Views: 3103

Re: Summer road trippin'

That's a pretty sweet array of herps all across Canada. Thanks for sharing :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
August 19th, 2014, 3:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer Herping in the RGV: Part 3 – Road Cruising
Replies: 4
Views: 2232

Re: Summer Herping in the RGV: Part 3 – Road Cruising

Thank you very much for the series Gene, it has been a fabulous read.

Ian
by joeysgreen
April 29th, 2014, 7:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arid Central Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 2386

Re: Arid Central Australia

<37C are the cool days? Sheer craziness!

Great pic's, and superb animals. The legless gecko was the lesson of the day for me too :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
April 17th, 2014, 8:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Please help AARC help some gartersnakes!
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Re: Please help AARC help some gartersnakes!

I just wanted to bump this. We are in our final stretch of fundraising before the real work begins. If you are on the fence or waiting for the right time, this is your reminder! Thanks everyone for the consideration Due to delays at the bank (who hasn't experienced this!) we won't be able to accept ...
by joeysgreen
April 14th, 2014, 8:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: B-sides from New Mexico and Arizona plus FL, NC, and CA
Replies: 13
Views: 6492

Re: B-sides from New Mexico and Arizona plus FL, NC, and CA

This post has some of everything, thanks for sharing :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
April 14th, 2014, 7:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: "peeper hunting" mostly salamanders
Replies: 6
Views: 1285

Re: "peeper hunting" mostly salamanders

Thanks for sharing all those amphibians. I'm hoping for frogs to start calling soon.

Ian
by joeysgreen
April 2nd, 2014, 9:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Please help AARC help some gartersnakes!
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Please help AARC help some gartersnakes!

Hi guys, it's been a while since I've been on these forums. I see some very interesting threads I got to catch up on! The Alberta Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy needs to do a population count at the Lake Eden densite as an important step towards protecting the area. We are working hard to get the...
by joeysgreen
June 11th, 2013, 10:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpin Albertan
Replies: 5
Views: 874

Re: Herpin Albertan

I love your finds. Both the bullsnake and the canadian toad are species that have stumped me despite how common they are. FYI, the boreal toad probably isn't actually moving East. There has been a "central swath" in the province where both species have been present. The Canadian toad seems to be mor...
by joeysgreen
April 22nd, 2013, 8:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle Icicles
Replies: 13
Views: 2796

Re: Turtle Icicles

Unfortunately, while I'd like to be optomistic about the hardiness of chelonians, I foresee this to be one of those unfortunate kill events. While these species often are active under the ice, they are not frozen; living in cold, but far from frozen water. This appears anyhow, that the animals found...
by joeysgreen
April 9th, 2013, 6:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: Anyone see the National Geographic article on Python venom?
Replies: 88
Views: 28660

Re: Anyone see the National Geographic article on Python ven

Thanks for the work Dr. Fry; I have found it most revealing and enjoy the evolutionary implications. The finding of venom in pythons and other non-tradition species just re-affirms the notion that venom was derived in the squamata prior to the divergence of lizards, snakes, and their existing famili...
by joeysgreen
April 8th, 2013, 7:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to South Texas
Replies: 12
Views: 2881

Re: Trip to South Texas

Great stuff, thanks so much for sharing. I've never been to the gulf coast before.

Ian
by joeysgreen
April 6th, 2013, 9:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Toledo, Ohio herping, April 19-28th?
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Toledo, Ohio herping, April 19-28th?

Hey everyone, my name is Ian Kanda from Edmonton, Alberta. I've met a few of you at the 2011 Midwest Herp Symposium. Anyhow, I am the president of the Edmonton Reptile and Amphibian Society, which has been kind enough to send me and another member to the Amphibian Conservation Academy in Toledo this...
by joeysgreen
April 6th, 2013, 8:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cleveland-area Cold Weather Herping
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Re: Cleveland-area Cold Weather Herping

That's a pretty neat woodland pond, thank you for sharing.

Ian
by joeysgreen
February 11th, 2013, 9:39 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations
Replies: 197
Views: 62338

Re: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations

I belong to a local herp organization that IMO runs very well, despite members with varying interests. We have expanded our education and conservation efforts, and one day would like to include research as well; currently our research endeavors are limited to financial handouts to those that can do ...
by joeysgreen
January 25th, 2013, 11:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coldest day you have ever found a herp?
Replies: 56
Views: 5907

Re: Coldest day you have ever found a herp?

out and poke around under the ice in winter, and dig up snapping turtles to eat. He never mentioned temperatures, but I imagine if the water and mud isn't frozen solid, you may be able to turn up some turtles this way. Anyone else ever done it? Many species of turtle can be found this way. I've nev...
by joeysgreen
January 25th, 2013, 10:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AVID/PIT Tags
Replies: 22
Views: 2377

Re: AVID/PIT Tags

It is much easier to conserve an animal before it is threatened or endangered. For this, data helps. My current targets are gartersnakes, tiger salamanders, chorus frogs... nothing you'd see in the news to often. Do what you can, and do it well :) Certainly, IF the experiment could impact the popula...
by joeysgreen
January 24th, 2013, 8:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AVID/PIT Tags
Replies: 22
Views: 2377

Re: AVID/PIT Tags

All of the above has been good information. I just wanted to interject with what might just be a personal opinion, because this community is a mixture of amatuers and proffessionals. Citizen science certainly has great potential value, I am not in favor of it including more than passive data collect...
by joeysgreen
January 24th, 2013, 8:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.
Replies: 9
Views: 2339

Re: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.

Thank you for sharing, excellent pictures and awesome diversity!

Ian
by joeysgreen
December 9th, 2012, 9:42 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Florida python-killing contest
Replies: 301
Views: 80891

Re: Florida python-killing contest

I don't have any references, but have seen it brought up many times on this forum that there have been a good number of studies and strong anectodal evidence that all shows burmese pythons to have a negative affect on a lot of mammalian species (albiet some of them also being invasives). Pythons in ...
by joeysgreen
December 9th, 2012, 9:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Part I: My Herping Eden
Replies: 40
Views: 15641

Re: Part I: My Herping Eden

Thanks Josh, great post :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
December 9th, 2012, 9:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 Arizona (but not the well-known herping hotspots)
Replies: 20
Views: 4435

Re: 2012 Arizona (but not the well-known herping hotspots)

Thank you Dr. Barten, I always enjoy your posts :) Bright red parasite in the eye of that YOY cerb.

Ian
by joeysgreen
December 9th, 2012, 8:32 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Florida python-killing contest
Replies: 301
Views: 80891

Re: Florida python-killing contest

I don't know why people are so negative about the thought about controling the burmese python population. Hasn't there been tonnes of scenerios where the combination of collectors and "hunters" (aka snake haters), have decimated local native snake populations? With incentive, humans are pretty good ...
by joeysgreen
November 30th, 2012, 4:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Many favorites from 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7248

Re: Many favorites from 2012

Many thanks Jeff, that was a great series of photos :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 22nd, 2012, 9:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle ID Request: Lajitas Texas
Replies: 21
Views: 3284

Re: Turtle ID Request: Lajitas Texas

Put me on the Trachemys side of the scorecard too :)
by joeysgreen
November 21st, 2012, 10:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chiang Mai City Herping
Replies: 12
Views: 6540

Re: Chiang Mai City Herping

Thanks Jonathan, this is a very interesting part of the world.

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 21st, 2012, 10:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle ID Request: Lajitas Texas
Replies: 21
Views: 3284

Re: Turtle ID Request: Lajitas Texas

My initial assessment was painted turtle as well. However the carapacial pattern is much more pronounced than the painteds I have seen (granted a 1000 miles away, but all westerns). Ernst and Lovich have an excellent book, Turtles of the United States and Canada. It might prove helpfull if you have ...
by joeysgreen
November 20th, 2012, 9:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tanzania report is up!
Replies: 7
Views: 3508

Re: Tanzania

Sweet picture. Post away, I'm looking forward to more :) Mammals are okay; kind of like habitat shots. They aren't herps, but complete the story.

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 19th, 2012, 9:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Post (Mostly Kansas)!
Replies: 8
Views: 2061

Re: Year End Post (Mostly Kansas)!

Thanks for sharing!
by joeysgreen
November 16th, 2012, 10:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Haphazard day in the field.
Replies: 2
Views: 1083

Re: A Haphazard day in the field.

That first snake is a beauty! Thanks Josh :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 16th, 2012, 9:21 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Glades Herp Boys in deep trouble...
Replies: 87
Views: 53840

Re: Glades Herp Boys in deep trouble...

If they are innocent, I hope they are cleared quickly.

If they are guilty, I hope they face the 5 yrs in prison, the fine, and Glade Herps goes out of business.

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 2nd, 2012, 11:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #56: Eight Snakes, Plus Bonus Borneo Bits!
Replies: 23
Views: 8770

Re: Borneo Dispatches #56: Eight Snakes, Plus Bonus Borneo B

I'm a huge fan of the bronzebacks. If you ever come across D. formosus or D. cyanochloris please post lots of pictures!

That checkered keelback is pretty cool too, as are the other animals of course :)

Ian
by joeysgreen
November 2nd, 2012, 11:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best place to live for herping and every day life
Replies: 114
Views: 18322

Re: Best place to live for herping and every day life

Andy, I've put a lot of thought into this question as well. I already have a family, I'm Canadian and well rooted in Edmonton,AB. My wife is from the US and has family spread out, but primarily in WI, TX and CO. There is so much of these two countries that I have yet to experience but I think the St...