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by Fundad
March 29th, 2017, 4:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Orange County Herp BioBlitz on limited access lands
Replies: 8
Views: 3927

Re: Orange County Herp BioBlitz on limited access lands

Julianne and I will be there at least 2 of the days.

Fundad
by Fundad
March 14th, 2017, 12:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mystery Snake
Replies: 11
Views: 4327

Re: Mystery Snake

Mystery Solved. Gopher snake.
by Fundad
March 1st, 2017, 11:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Database Contest Results
Replies: 15
Views: 5339

Re: 2016 Database Contest Results

:beer: :thumb: Great work everyone. I agree with Keith it is nice to see the Ladies and the Kids, represent. I made the top 5 in counties and species.. woo hoo. lol. Keep it up everyone. One more note about Jame M. He has 20,000 inaturalist records too. Read that again 20 K.. :shock: :shock: :shock:...
by Fundad
February 15th, 2017, 4:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Database Contest Results
Replies: 15
Views: 5339

Re: 2016 Database Contest Results

Way to go on putting this together. Mr President.

^feeling proud of new president.

Oh Way to Go Nicholas... :thumb:

And Elliot as well for getting most county records :thumb:

Can't forget Marc L. Who took the DOR count. :thumb:

Fundad
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California International Board Member Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3583

Re: California International Board Member Nomination 2017

John needs to accept
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Chapter Secretary Nomination 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 4158

Re: California Chapter Secretary Nomination 2017

He needs to accept..
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3638

Re: California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017

He accepted it in another post..

He will be our next Conservation Officer...
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3638

Re: California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017

Lawrence needs to accept..
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Education Specialist Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3822

Re: California Education Specialist Nomination 2017

Nate is the 2017 Education Specialist..
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California VP 2017 Nomination
Replies: 4
Views: 3815

Re: California VP 2017 Nomination

Matt Gruen will be VP in 2017
by Fundad
December 21st, 2016, 10:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter President Nomination
Replies: 6
Views: 4212

Re: 2017 California Chapter President Nomination

Since there are no other nominations.

Jeff Nordland will be our new president in 2017.

:beer:
by Fundad
November 29th, 2016, 11:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time
Replies: 20
Views: 9678

Re: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time

All the nominations should be done on the links with individual positions on this forum.

Voting is coming soon.

Thank You
Brian Hinds
California Chapter President
by Fundad
November 29th, 2016, 11:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time
Replies: 20
Views: 9678

Re: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time

I am willing to take a position that is not President, or IB member, or a regional position. I have made a lot of contacts over the years, and don't mind being a part of it if nominated.
by Fundad
November 29th, 2016, 11:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time
Replies: 20
Views: 9678

Re: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time

NAFHA Nomination bylaws, Regarding Nominations. http://www.nafha.org/bylaws Officers and International Board Members shall be nominated at the online forum or at meetings in November and voted into office in December. An Active Chapter Member must nominate all nominees, and a second Active Chapter M...
by Fundad
November 16th, 2016, 7:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time- Do we Continue?
Replies: 11
Views: 7408

2017 California Chapter Nominations Time- Do we Continue?

Hi All, 2017 Nominations have to be had or NAFHA will have to close shop. We have no structure anymore. We have NO IC. No DC If Chapters cant keep Presidents and IB Members if chapters, there will be no NAFHA. Is it time to Close UP shop, forums, and chapters? Or Do we want to continue? Yours Truly ...
by Fundad
November 16th, 2016, 7:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time- Do we Continue?
Replies: 2
Views: 4126

2017 California Chapter Nominations Time- Do we Continue?

Hi All, 2017 Nominations have to be had or NAFHA will have to close shop. We have no structure anymore. We have NO IC. No DC If Chapters cant keep Presidents and IB Members if chapters, there will be no NAFHA. Is it time to Close UP shop, forums, and chapters? Or Do we want to continue? Yours Truly ...
by Fundad
November 16th, 2016, 7:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 4594

2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed

Hi All, 2017 Nominations have to be had or NAFHA will have to close shop. We have no structure anymore. We have NO IC. No DC If Chapters cant keep Presidents and IB Members if chapters, there will be no NAFHA. Is it time to Close UP shop, forums, and chapters? Or Do we want to continue? Yours Truly ...
by Fundad
November 15th, 2016, 9:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time
Replies: 20
Views: 9678

Re: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time

Hi All,

Just a friendly reminder without at least a President and VP/IB Board member, the California Chapter will no longer be around, and that includes the chapter forum.

Yours Truly
Brian Hinds
California Chapter President
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Chapter Secretary Nomination 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 4158

California Chapter Secretary Nomination 2017

Good Day Members,

Please Nominate your 2017 Chapter Secretary

Current 2016
Chapter Secretary: Derek Holt (El Garia)

Thank You
Brian Hinds
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Education Specialist Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3822

California Education Specialist Nomination 2017

Hi All,

Please Nominate your 2017 Education Specialist

Current 2016
Education Specialist: Jeff Nordland (surfnherp)

Thank You
Brian Hinds
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3638

California Conservation Officer Nomination 2017

Hi All,

Please Nominate your 2017 Conservation Officer.

Current 2016
Conservation Officer: Lawrence Erickson (Calfirecap)

Thank You
Brian Hinds
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California International Board Member Nomination 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3583

California International Board Member Nomination 2017

Please nominate your 2017 California International Board Member
Current 2016 IB Member
International Board: John Lauermann (ricrabt)

Thank You
Brian Hinds
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California VP 2017 Nomination
Replies: 4
Views: 3815

California VP 2017 Nomination

Good Day Valued Members, It is that Time again please nominate a new Chapter Vice President for 2017 Here is the Current 2016 VP. Chapter Vice-pres: Matthew Gruen (mattg) I would like to thank everyone that has helped me and been by my side over the past years. And I would like to thank each and eve...
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter President Nomination
Replies: 6
Views: 4212

2017 California Chapter President Nomination

Good Evening All, It is that Time again please nominate a new Chapter President for 2017 Here is the Current 2016 Board. Chapter President: Brian Hinds (Fundad) I will be stepping down as President. I would like to thank everyone that has helped me and been by my side over the past years. And I woul...
by Fundad
November 3rd, 2016, 11:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 California Chapter Nominations Time
Replies: 20
Views: 9678

2017 California Chapter Nominations Time

Good Evening All, It is that Time again. Time for our 2017 Nominations for Chapter Board Members. Here is the Current 2016 Board. 2016 California Chapter Board Members Chapter President: Brian Hinds (Fundad) Chapter Vice-pres: Matthew Gruen (mattg) Chapter Secretary: Derek Holt (El Garia) Education ...
by Fundad
September 13th, 2016, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lil' Rascals
Replies: 1
Views: 1951

Re: Lil' Rascals

:beer:

Yeap, We are aware of the Rascals project and many of us have contributed to it. Though Dr. Pauly plans on doing a HERP data request, before he finalizes his work on that project.

Fundad
by Fundad
August 11th, 2016, 6:10 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Batrachoseps species in H.E.R.P.
Replies: 2
Views: 4537

Re: Batrachoseps species in H.E.R.P.

You have to do this on the HERP forums.
by Fundad
July 19th, 2016, 1:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NEW BOOK: Snakes of Mexico
Replies: 90
Views: 28878

Re: NEW BOOK: Snakes of Mexico

Thank you for the post, I think I ll order it tonight and I am looking forward to reading it.

:thumb:

Fundad

Now back to your regularly scheduled taxonomy debating.
by Fundad
June 29th, 2016, 6:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows, June 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 5327

Re: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows, June 2016

Sorry about the boys Jeff, but I am glad it wasn't anything extremely serious.

Great photos and nice finds.

The Kern Plateau Slender Salamander - Batrachoseps robustus is also a cool find, and likely a lifer.

I am glad all the NAFHA issues got worked out. :thumb: :beer:

Great Job
Fundad
by Fundad
June 29th, 2016, 2:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 12151

Re: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016

Coast Horned Lizards are well known from that area, and even extend down into the desert slope of the mountain.

You guys found a slender? That is exciting. :thumb:

Sorry I had to miss it, Sounds like it was a good time.

Fundad
by Fundad
June 28th, 2016, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finnish herpers return
Replies: 15
Views: 4218

Re: Finnish herpers return

Your mileage may vary that time of year, but if it were "me" I would would spend my focus on AZ, NM that time of year, for best results.
by Fundad
June 22nd, 2016, 3:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anyone know any Good Campsites along North Coast?
Replies: 4
Views: 1879

Re: Anyone know any Good Campsites along North Coast?

Richard, Zach, and Jimi,

Thank you for taking the time to respond, I will check out out Van Damme, on Sunday.

We won't have much time to camp or herp this weekend, but I should be able to scout for future visits and bird a bit.


Thank You
Brian
by Fundad
June 20th, 2016, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anyone know any Good Campsites along North Coast?
Replies: 4
Views: 1879

Anyone know any Good Campsites along North Coast?

Good Day All,

I am planning on a trip to the north coast, does anyone have any good Campsites they are fond of? In the shade, by a creek would be ideal, but I know those are popular.

Between Santa Rosa and Eureka?

Thanks in Advance
Fundad
by Fundad
June 16th, 2016, 8:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 12151

Re: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016

That's good to now Jeff

Please remember this is a offical NAFHA event.

No Collecting Allowed and No Holding animals overnight for photos and show and tells.

Have a Good Time Everyone

Brian Hinds
California Chapter President
by Fundad
June 16th, 2016, 4:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early morning road cruising
Replies: 4
Views: 2558

Re: Early morning road cruising

It also depends on elevation and weather. I have observed most species at all times. Kings, Crotes, Boas, etc At Dusk, Mid night 4 am, 9 am etc. It will be 20 degrees warmer at 1000 ft in elevation vs 4500 feet in elevation. It will be cooler the closer you get to the coast. California has diverse h...
by Fundad
June 16th, 2016, 4:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 12151

Re: CA Chapter trip to Kennedy Meadows June 24-26, 2016

Just an FYI Jeff/All. I was up there a week ago and a large area of the Meadow was on fire and burning.

You should check around to make sure the area is open, and campgrounds are open.

Brian
by Fundad
June 1st, 2016, 3:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 3rd Annual Kids in the Desert (updated....6th annual!)
Replies: 35
Views: 9417

Re: 3rd Annual Kids in the Desert (updated....6th annual!)

Great Job with the kids Lou. :beer: Regarding laws of taking a group of children herping, it is perfectly legal to take kids herping, and I personally would work hard to change any such law if it came about. The children are the future biologists, scientists, and herpers and without hands on appreci...
by Fundad
May 31st, 2016, 5:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Best Herping Discovery
Replies: 26
Views: 8271

Re: My Best Herping Discovery

Right on Young Man!! Congrats on the beautiful SG Boa. Beautiful photos and finds. You did it the right way~!!!!! :thumb: :beer: :shock:

Fundad
by Fundad
May 27th, 2016, 10:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA and HERP on the news radio Radio and Website
Replies: 1
Views: 1090

NAFHA and HERP on the news radio Radio and Website

Thanks to Lawrence Erickson, Zach Lim and Dave Zeldin, NAFHA and HERP is in the news.

Thanks Guys.


http://kazu.org/post/herpers-help-scien ... e#stream/0

Sincerely
Brian Hinds
California Chapter President
by Fundad
May 27th, 2016, 10:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Attention Zach Lim, Lawrence Erickson, Dave ZeldinThank You!
Replies: 4
Views: 2254

Attention Zach Lim, Lawrence Erickson, Dave ZeldinThank You!

Zach, Lawrence, and Dave I would like to personally thank all of you for your radio and web promotion of NAFHA and the HERP database. Without, members like you, who believe in what we do, we wouldn't exist or be successful. Truly, thank you so much! :thumb: :beer: From Me Personally Brian Hinds Cali...
by Fundad
May 26th, 2016, 2:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter outing 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 17829

Re: CA Chapter outing 2016

"that" weekend. Better? :lol:
by Fundad
May 25th, 2016, 6:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Chapter outing 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 17829

Re: CA Chapter outing 2016

Kinda wish I was involved in this. :? :lol: Oh Well, I just can't make it this weekend.
by Fundad
May 24th, 2016, 5:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016: The Year of the Rubber Boa
Replies: 8
Views: 4484

Re: 2016: The Year of the Rubber Boa

:thumb: :beer: Nice Zach.. Very Nice..
by Fundad
May 16th, 2016, 11:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID
Replies: 56
Views: 16882

Re: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID

If one applies the Biological species concept, you will see areas in integration/hybrids and lots variability in the contact zones from both of these species, therefore one would need to sample 1,000's of different individuals across the touch zones. Good luck with that. If one applies the evolution...
by Fundad
May 10th, 2016, 2:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID
Replies: 56
Views: 16882

Re: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID

I have zero personal issue with your post, and I only pointed out our official stance on this post, for the sake or clarity, on "our" forum.

If I had issue with this post it would have disappeared.

Brian Hinds
California Chapter President
by Fundad
May 10th, 2016, 9:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Stepping Down as President of the Chapter at the end of Year
Replies: 13
Views: 4654

Re: Stepping Down as President of the Chapter at the end of

Wow, I am honored and touched by all the compliments. Thank you so much for the kind words. I do plan on staying involved as a member, and maybe as a board member, if nominated, just not president. I need to devote more time to get HERP settled in, and some other personal items. There are some great...
by Fundad
May 10th, 2016, 9:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID
Replies: 56
Views: 16882

Re: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID

Dr Emily Taylor is well respected and well connected. Since they had the snake in hand I am pretty sure she could ID it, or seek qualified opinions on the animal. Remember it wasn't long ago that specks and panamints were classified as one species and the lines of separation aren't clearly defined. ...
by Fundad
May 6th, 2016, 10:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pet Peeves
Replies: 54
Views: 16687

Re: Pet Peeves

My biggest Pet Peeve in this hobby is those that believe it is my "obligation" to share with them or help them, and those that I do share with, that don't do simple things like say "thank you".

Fundad
by Fundad
May 6th, 2016, 9:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Stepping Down as President of the Chapter at the end of Year
Replies: 13
Views: 4654

Stepping Down as President of the Chapter at the end of Year

Good Day Members, I just wanted to let everyone know that I will be stepping down as President of the Chapter at the end of the year. I am a bit burned out on a number of things after many years since our creation of NAFHA, and it is a good time for fresh new leadership, that better fits the members...
by Fundad
May 3rd, 2016, 3:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mount Hamilton - South Valley survey April 29th.
Replies: 18
Views: 5625

Re: Mount Hamilton - South Valley survey April 29th.

Thank you Dave for putting this together for us and thank you to our members whom participated.

For years friends have been telling me I need to herp Mt Hamilton, but I have yet to do it. Looks like an amazing place.

Brian Hinds
California Chapter President