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by Robert Twombley
June 30th, 2015, 4:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chyrid and biosecurity
Replies: 0
Views: 1372

Chyrid and biosecurity

important update and advice about chytrid and biosecurity for captive and wild amphibians. Particularly in the UK captive trade - please read. http://www.gardenwildlifehealth.org/fil ... e-2015.pdf
by Robert Twombley
June 27th, 2015, 8:12 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: PARC SURVEY
Replies: 0
Views: 8149

PARC SURVEY

As you may know, Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) sold out of the recent PARC technical publication Inventory and Monitoring: Recommended Techniques for Reptiles and Amphibians with Application to the United States and Canada. However, PARC continue to receive frequent requests ...
by Robert Twombley
June 23rd, 2015, 10:12 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Varanoid bite study
Replies: 0
Views: 9218

Varanoid bite study

I am currently involved in a project to collect anecdotal first hand accounts of symptoms experience from the bites of Varanid (Monitor lizard) bites. If any one has any first hand accounts of symptoms experienced from a Varanid (Monitor lizard) bite. Please leave a comment bellow detailing the spec...
by Robert Twombley
January 8th, 2015, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HERP Board Membership and Donations to HERP Please Help
Replies: 17
Views: 3023

Re: HERP Board Membership and Donations to HERP Please Help

I am wonder if I messed up some where. I would like to be a member to have voting rights over my data.
by Robert Twombley
June 20th, 2014, 12:05 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Best practices in Herpetological taxonomy- Errata and Addeum
Replies: 0
Views: 2380

Best practices in Herpetological taxonomy- Errata and Addeum

The follow-up paper to Kaiser, Crother, Kelly, Luiselli, O'Shea, Ota, Passos, Schleip & Wüster 2013 Best Practices: In the 21st Century, Taxonomic Decisions in Herpetology are Acceptable Only When Supported by a Body of Evidence and Published via Peer-Review. Herpetological Review 44(1):8-23. Has ju...
by Robert Twombley
March 10th, 2014, 3:27 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Face book Group
Replies: 0
Views: 8661

Face book Group

Please be aware that the new face book group Reptile Taxonomy has been created by either Raymond Hoser or one of his friends. I felt I had to warn people because they are trying to deceive people by using The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature as there group website. If any one is i...
by Robert Twombley
January 9th, 2014, 1:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Toad kickstarter project
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Golden Toad kickstarter project

Herpetological Exploration and Research Team (H.E.A.R.T. ) Is a group of conservation biologist who plan to rediscover the Golden Toad of Costa Rica, which is thought to be extinct.

http://kck.st/1kpkBKH
by Robert Twombley
January 7th, 2014, 4:29 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: ICZN Calls for comments
Replies: 0
Views: 2606

ICZN Calls for comments

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature are calling for comments on taxonomic practices and the code. Please take time to leave a comment on this important issue.

http://iczn.org/node/40405
by Robert Twombley
July 24th, 2013, 1:54 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Finding Direction within the Herp Community
Replies: 37
Views: 38056

Re: Finding Direction within the Herp Community

Chris thank you for taking the time to write this out and making the charts, you gave a lot of food for thought :thumb: . I agree with you completely on everthing you had to say. It would be great to see some form of training this alone would help to elimate some of the promblems we face impulse buy...
by Robert Twombley
March 30th, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Letter Draft to CDFG
Replies: 24
Views: 3933

Re: Letter Draft to CDFG

In the leter I do think it is important to address that not restrict, in-sutu capture and hadling of reptiles and ampbians. Some should remain hands off good example is Desert Tortoise Goperus agassizii. Restriction to hands off is detrimental to reptiles and ampbians. Conservation need a hands on a...