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by brick911
February 20th, 2014, 10:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Countdown to Spotted Salamanders!
Replies: 65
Views: 16600

Re: Countdown to Spotted Salamanders!

Rain tomorrow doesn't seem to be lining up for night. Part of me wished it would just so I could go find at least a few frogs and maybe an early salamander (South of me). Most of me is glad it's not because I know I wouldn't be able to stop myself. Looking at accuweather... DMVA - March 19th (big pu...
by brick911
February 19th, 2014, 6:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What I Learned About Life from Field Herping
Replies: 154
Views: 29430

Re: What I Learned About Life from Field Herping

I live by two sets of rules with herping (which should be applied to life). 1. Strike while the iron is hot. *If you are finding stuff, do not go home until you're afraid you'll pass out at the wheel. 2. Persistence. *If you aren't finding anything, keep going until you do. Unfortunately, this has a...
by brick911
February 5th, 2014, 5:57 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: 4,000 Record Club
Replies: 32
Views: 13813

Re: 4,000 Record Club

Reading backward... sjfriend - this isn't aimed at you (or anyone in particular). You are in Alaska, so I think I am understanding your humor correctly. :beer:
by brick911
February 5th, 2014, 5:55 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: 4,000 Record Club
Replies: 32
Views: 13813

Re: 4,000 Record Club

Yes, I agree - its a bit annoying. God forbid somebody get some recognition for doing something someone else didn't do. It doesn't mean anything more than we are data hounds. But I guess everyone is insecure in one way or another. I don't do it for the praise. ...that's what my fb pictures are for. ...
by brick911
February 4th, 2014, 7:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 NORTHEAST DATA CONTEST
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: 2013 NORTHEAST DATA CONTEST

2013 Winners: A. Overall - New York and New England... Andrea Howlett B. Overall - PA/NJ to VA... Stephen Staedtler C. Total species... Michael Kirby D. Total counties... Stephen Staedtler E. Rookie Overall... Andy Adams Congratulations guys! Hit me up for your prize choice and I'll get it moving al...
by brick911
January 15th, 2014, 12:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest
Replies: 70
Views: 15985

Re: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest

I discussed this with Fundad today. All 2013 entries until the end of the month will be countable. So NE people, if you're sitting on records - get them in! We will tally the score in early February.
by brick911
January 15th, 2014, 4:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lighting up Lackawanna
Replies: 13
Views: 3425

Re: Lighting up Lackawanna

Wow Dave, you dug up a 3.5 year old thread! At least I've gotten better with pictures.
by brick911
January 13th, 2014, 12:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Jersey Gas and the Pinelands
Replies: 7
Views: 1819

Re: South Jersey Gas and the Pinelands

Damnit. I was collecting boards to lay along that whole cut. Sigh...
by brick911
January 3rd, 2014, 10:07 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: I need to know who all the new officers are
Replies: 10
Views: 4061

Re: I need to know who all the new officers are

President - Andrea Howlett (ZantiMissKnit)

Vice President - Michael Kirby (incuhead2000)

Conservation Officer - JD Hartzel (Herpin_Time)

Secretary - Stephen Staedtler (sstaedtler)

IB Member - Mike VanValen
by brick911
January 1st, 2014, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Re: Happy New Year!

Done. Happy new year to you too!
by brick911
January 1st, 2014, 11:16 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Its official - HERP is now a Nonprofit
Replies: 22
Views: 8625

Re: Its official - HERP is now a Nonprofit

Done. This is great!
by brick911
January 1st, 2014, 8:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Officers
Replies: 12
Views: 3150

Re: 2014 Officers

On a personal note, I'd like to thank everyone for allowing me to serve the good of NAFHA. I appreciate the support, contributions, and most importantly, the friendships I have built. I will continue to back NAFHA and watch it blossom. My decision to step down was because I had felt I had utilized a...
by brick911
January 1st, 2014, 8:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Officers
Replies: 12
Views: 3150

2014 Officers

Hello Northeast Chapter! Today is the first day of the year and with it, I'd like to officially announce the new officers for the upcoming year. Andrea Howlett will be taking over for me as the new President. I am positive she will do a great job guiding the chapter. Michael Kirby is our new Vice Pr...
by brick911
December 13th, 2013, 11:56 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Snowy Owls....on their way south
Replies: 12
Views: 5888

Re: Snowy Owls....on their way south

NJ has had them all over, as well as PA. I've seen two so far. My Spring migration apparently sucked (I didn't know any better), but this is certainly making up for it.
by brick911
December 9th, 2013, 7:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #11 - SNAKES (Non-venomous)
Replies: 9
Views: 3914

End of the Year 2013... #11 - SNAKES (Non-venomous)

Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how people put up "Post your favorite picture of the year" threa...
by brick911
December 6th, 2013, 8:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #10 - CAUDATES
Replies: 12
Views: 4323

End of the Year 2013... #10 - CAUDATES

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #10 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how...
by brick911
December 4th, 2013, 5:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #9 - HERP IN HABITAT
Replies: 20
Views: 6521

End of the Year 2013... #9 - HERP IN HABITAT

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #9 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
December 2nd, 2013, 10:59 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Just some neat data
Replies: 11
Views: 6684

Re: Just some neat data

Our March records might show high heat too with everyone rushing out for Spring migration.
by brick911
December 2nd, 2013, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #8 - VENOMOUS SNAKES
Replies: 16
Views: 3648

End of the Year 2013... #8 - VENOMOUS SNAKES

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #8 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 27th, 2013, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #7 - ANURANS
Replies: 13
Views: 3784

End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #7 - ANURANS

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #7 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 27th, 2013, 10:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #4 - MORBIDITY
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

Re: End of the Year 2013... #4 - MORBIDITY

I felt like the moment went in slow motion. It just kept coming.
by brick911
November 25th, 2013, 5:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2012, Let's Keep it Going... #6 - LIZARDS
Replies: 11
Views: 3912

End of the Year 2012, Let's Keep it Going... #6 - LIZARDS

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #5 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 22nd, 2013, 5:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #5 - BACKYARD HERPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1934

End of the Year 2013... #5 - BACKYARD HERPS

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #6 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 20th, 2013, 11:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #4 - MORBIDITY
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

End of the Year 2013... #4 - MORBIDITY

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #4 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 20th, 2013, 11:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Call out for officers
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Call out for officers

I'll keep this stickied until either December 1st, or until I get a volunteer for each position - at which point, I'll open nomination threads.
by brick911
November 20th, 2013, 11:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Call out for officers
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Call out for officers

After some discussion in the International Board, it was recommended that we at least give people the chance to speak up if they would like to fill the role of one of the officer-positions we were abandoning. That said, if you think you would make for a good Conservation Officer or Education Special...
by brick911
November 18th, 2013, 6:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Vice President
Replies: 11
Views: 2788

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Vice President

In addition to JD, I would like to nominate Michael Kirby (incuhead2000). Mike is a longtime veteran of these boards and think he's a great candidate.
by brick911
November 18th, 2013, 6:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter IB Member
Replies: 5
Views: 887

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter IB Member

I have no additional nominations. Mike was more active than me in the International Board discussions. It's his strength.
by brick911
November 18th, 2013, 6:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Secretary
Replies: 5
Views: 947

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Secretary

I have no additional nominations. Steve is dedicated.
by brick911
November 18th, 2013, 6:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President
Replies: 14
Views: 5740

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President

I have no additional nominations. Andrea is set to take over the reigns, continue what I have done, and hopefully flourish where I lacked. HOWLETT - 2014!
by brick911
November 18th, 2013, 6:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLES
Replies: 27
Views: 7140

End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLES

(Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #3 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how ...
by brick911
November 15th, 2013, 9:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #2 - LAMEST LIFER
Replies: 24
Views: 8775

End of the Year 2013... #2 - LAMEST LIFER

Copied from theme #1... See below for theme #2 guidelines) Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how p...
by brick911
November 13th, 2013, 11:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #1 - FAVORITE FIND
Replies: 32
Views: 10628

End of the Year 2013... #1 - FAVORITE FIND

Hey guys, I have a list of different threads I'm gonna start, spreading them out every few days. Each one will have a different theme. I would appreciate if you'd follow the rules (more like guidelines) just to keep it fun. eg. Ya know how people put up "Post your favorite picture of the year" threa...
by brick911
November 1st, 2013, 9:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President
Replies: 14
Views: 5740

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President

All, I am stepping down from the position and am thrilled to have been the President after the last two years. I will reminisce about the last two years in the coming days. But for now, please be assured that whoever is elected will have me at his/her disposal until things are transitioned smoothly....
by brick911
November 1st, 2013, 9:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President
Replies: 14
Views: 5740

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President Current President is Bob Ferguson (brick911) Please use this post to nominate someone or yourself for President of the Northeast Chapter. The nomination period runs through the end of November. "An Active Chapter Member must nominate all nominees, and...
by brick911
November 1st, 2013, 9:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter IB Member
Replies: 5
Views: 887

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter IB Member

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter International Board Member Current IB Member is Mike Van Valen (Mike VanValen). Please use this post to nominate someone or yourself for International Board Member of the Northeast Chapter. The nomination period runs through the end of November. "An Active Chap...
by brick911
November 1st, 2013, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Secretary
Replies: 5
Views: 947

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Secretary

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Secretary Current Secretary is Stephen Staedtler. Please use this post to nominate someone or yourself for Secretary of the Northeast Chapter. The nomination period runs through the end of November. "An Active Chapter Member must nominate all nominees, and a se...
by brick911
November 1st, 2013, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Vice President
Replies: 11
Views: 2788

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Vice President

Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter Vice President Current Vice President is Mike Van Valen (Mike VanValen). Please use this post to nominate someone or yourself for Vice President of the Northeast Chapter. The nomination period runs through the end of November. "An Active Chapter Member must nom...
by brick911
October 31st, 2013, 5:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: herp tools
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: herp tools

Check this thread out... I do this every year and will probably do one this year if nobody else does.

http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/vie ... as#p109110
by brick911
October 31st, 2013, 5:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: herp tools
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: herp tools

Hey thanks Mike. Yes, I'm making them again. I'm hoping to have something to promote next week. Had a helluva time figuring out what I wanted to do. My charity will be the same though... PPA.

http://www.pinelandsalliance.org/
by brick911
October 9th, 2013, 6:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: So long everyone!
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Re: So long everyone!

Good luck, Mike! Maybe we'll get together when I'm out that way. It never seems to work out when I'm close to someone.
by brick911
October 3rd, 2013, 5:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October Species Counts
Replies: 16
Views: 2871

Re: October Species Counts

^^^Yeah, yeah.
by brick911
September 26th, 2013, 12:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Maryland Herp Atlas Request - NOW POSTED
Replies: 5
Views: 1463

Re: Maryland Herp Atlas Request - NOW POSTED

I'll give up my records only if I have a promise that Nate won't be stealing my spots.

Seriously people, I hope everyone is up to date!
by brick911
September 22nd, 2013, 4:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another hognose video I KNOW you will all enjoy
Replies: 6
Views: 2297

Re: Another hognose video I KNOW you will all enjoy

First. Killer!

Second, am I safe to assume that you only thought one was in there? I personally loved that you abandoned the camera to grab the others. Lol
by brick911
September 18th, 2013, 5:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Contest
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Contest

Hi All. I was recently emailed by a contact of mine at the Conserve Wildlife Federation of NJ and requested to forward this to members. Check it out: 2014 is Year of the Salamander at PARC and we are having a photo contest and logo contest and we are also looking for partner organizations. Would you...
by brick911
September 18th, 2013, 5:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Old field guides
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Re: Old field guides

Found on the coastal plain - It's a coastal. I've determined for me personally, that's the way I'm moving forward with this debate. Of course there are more attractive coastals, just as there are more attractive easterns. Great find!
by brick911
September 12th, 2013, 9:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: PARS and NAHERP
Replies: 8
Views: 2402

Re: PARS and NAHERP

Guys, if you haven't - send your August records to Jason Poston. Just a reminder...
by brick911
September 3rd, 2013, 5:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coppers
Replies: 8
Views: 1694

Re: Coppers

Congrats! How old are your sons if you don't mind me asking?
by brick911
September 3rd, 2013, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Finds.
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

Re: Florida Finds.

Kickin butt Jared. I'll be herping your home state in a week or two.
by brick911
September 3rd, 2013, 5:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Just dropping in to say hi.
Replies: 4
Views: 1823

Re: Just dropping in to say hi.

It was great seeing you this year. I think we missed last year. Next year, we find something good.