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by RenoBart
September 27th, 2017, 7:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

As a person who has some reptiles, I do not take offense but respect your views. but most of all your sterling balls to state them. Thanks, Kelly. I don't think anything I said is difficult to understand. My opinions might be strong and largely unpopular to most folks, but I don't care. I'm sure ma...
by RenoBart
September 27th, 2017, 7:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

I think you simply misinterpreted what I meant. RenoBart You think wrong. That is it exactly. Placing your " personal opinion " aside, you clearly don't understand the very concepts you refer to as "simple". This confirmed for a forth time via your own explanation and opinion expressed in this thre...
by RenoBart
September 26th, 2017, 7:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

Exactly pretty simple concepts. And yet you fail to understand the contradicting nature of your statement. I think you simply misinterpreted what I meant. I was simply trying to imagine why a "complete" ban was the easiest solution to the problem in the eyes of the law. My personal opinion aside, I...
by RenoBart
September 26th, 2017, 7:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

WSTREPS wrote:Wow...................talk about not making any sense.
How does it not make sense? What part of what I said did you not understand? These are pretty simple concepts. The only thing that doesn't make sense is your non-constructive addition to the conversation.
by RenoBart
September 25th, 2017, 3:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

I have no real opinion on collecting in Nevada, but since this law passed, will it make the concept of field herping in that state much tougher? That is, any person who is pursuing a herp for a photograph can be seen as a collector? This is my worry precisely. I carry snake bags with me when hiking...
by RenoBart
September 25th, 2017, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Zach Goes South 2017- Nola, Pensacola, Birmingham, Atlanta
Replies: 3
Views: 3925

Re: Zach Goes South 2017- Nola, Pensacola, Birmingham, Atlan

Have fun, Zach, looks like my trip to Pleasanton is going to be delayed a bit but I will let you know! I look forward to someday herping and listening to hard core punk as well!!

Bart
by RenoBart
September 21st, 2017, 2:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles
Replies: 37
Views: 13846

Re: Herpetologists - you can help save Nevada's reptiles

the current issue is the commercial collecting of reptiles in Nevada. This is the problem I think as well. And people need to stay focused on this, as commercial collecting is most certainly a problem. Anyone who thinks it isn't, is likely just in denial to protect their own agenda as a commercial ...
by RenoBart
September 12th, 2017, 11:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Francisco Garter Snake (LIFER)
Replies: 7
Views: 5670

Re: San Francisco Garter Snake (LIFER)

Awesome as usual, Lou!

Bart
by RenoBart
August 27th, 2017, 1:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Victoria, Australia.
Replies: 4
Views: 3527

Re: Herping Victoria, Australia.

Good stuff! Thanks for posting. Some really nice looking frogs you have over there.
by RenoBart
August 7th, 2017, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I need help plz read
Replies: 7
Views: 4470

Re: I need help plz read

Hey must be talking about Zonata...
by RenoBart
August 7th, 2017, 8:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I need help plz read
Replies: 7
Views: 4470

Re: I need help plz read

Milk snakes?
by RenoBart
August 4th, 2017, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good times in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 3290

Re: Good times in Hong Kong

So you only fly cargo or people or both?

Cool vid.
by RenoBart
August 3rd, 2017, 6:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good times in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 3290

Re: Good times in Hong Kong

Thanks, Lou, I've always been curious. Keep herpin' it up!
by RenoBart
August 3rd, 2017, 7:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good times in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 3290

Re: Good times in Hong Kong

I'm hoping to see another next week when I'm back for another 24 hrs. So I'm curious. You pull an 11-15 hour flight, then you get 24 hours off at the destination, herp for a bit, get some sleep, then back on a jet to LAX? Do you turn around and do it all over again in 24 hours or do you get like a ...
by RenoBart
August 2nd, 2017, 9:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good times in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 3290

Re: Good times in Hong Kong

Awesome as always. That green snake is gorgeous.

Bart
by RenoBart
July 20th, 2017, 7:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hello all, new here introducing myself
Replies: 11
Views: 6487

Re: Hello all, new here introducing myself

marmota_monax wrote:People are awful in general
Hear, hear! I completely agree, which is really sad. But this seems to be a running theme among any people who care about nature...
by RenoBart
July 19th, 2017, 7:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 36446

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

This whole thread is pretty entertaining. :)
by RenoBart
July 18th, 2017, 7:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hunt for a king
Replies: 26
Views: 12652

Re: Hunt for a king

46mask46 wrote:Thanks for the tips! After over a dozen diamondbacks, a long nose, some garters, some coachwhips, and a night snake I finally found my first kingsnake. A beautiful 4 foot+ Cali prowling the desert prior to a monsoon storm.
Pics or it didn't happen. :)
by RenoBart
July 17th, 2017, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

kevin h wrote:More like "Human Baaaaad" if you ask me.
I couldn't agree more. :(
by RenoBart
July 15th, 2017, 9:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

Sharrack wrote:I have photos of blacktail rattlesnakes gopher snakes and tortoises after a fire here in Az.
Charred.....!
Yikes, that is horrible...
by RenoBart
July 14th, 2017, 1:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Croaking Frog - Chapter 1 - Dry pond blues
Replies: 9
Views: 3596

Re: The Croaking Frog - Chapter 1 - Dry pond blues

Well, as a person who loves animation, I guess I will respond here. The good: - I like the idea and your artwork is great The bad: - The pacing is WAY too slow. So slow that I stopped watching it only a couple minutes in. You need to pick up the pace, especially with your VO. It sounds like you are ...
by RenoBart
July 14th, 2017, 8:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hunt for a king
Replies: 26
Views: 12652

Re: Hunt for a king

Paul, you're in Reno? There's no milks here!
by RenoBart
July 13th, 2017, 1:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

Thanks for the info. I hate the damn cheatgrass. It's everywhere here in Reno, and damn near impossible to go hiking without coming back with loads of hitchhikers in your socks and laces. Even my dogs spread it around...nasty stuff!
by RenoBart
July 13th, 2017, 12:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

Not to change the topic, but maybe something to add on, I wonder what effects if any fire retardant that is dropped by planes/helicopters have on herps and other animal/plant life. Recently there was a fire at a field station owned by the Claremont Colleges, and the field station owner (a biologist...
by RenoBart
July 13th, 2017, 12:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

As with all disturbances, there are winners and losers. Some species respond positively, others negatively. For example in the Great Basin, cheatgrass has major negative effects on horned lizards due to the loss of open spaces between shrubs. More frequent fire cycles equates with more cheatgrass a...
by RenoBart
July 13th, 2017, 7:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Re: Herps and Wildfires

There have been many studies on the affects of fire on plant and animal life. But to keep this response fairly short, all you need to know is that where fire has occurred, there are successional processes in which both plant life and animal life have the capacity to recover and repopulate the burnt...
by RenoBart
July 12th, 2017, 2:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps and Wildfires
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

Herps and Wildfires

Every year, the West burns. It burns so much that in my mind, I can't fathom how there is anything left to burn. And every year, I listen to the news and all you hear about is whether or not structures were destroyed or people were injured or killed. Very rarely is the massive amount of habitat loss...
by RenoBart
July 11th, 2017, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping | Ratsnakes in Japan
Replies: 6
Views: 3465

Re: Field Herping | Ratsnakes in Japan

I always enjoy your vids. Keep it up!
by RenoBart
July 10th, 2017, 8:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 36446

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

This is a tough question because as you said, color perception varies depending on who is looking. I personally don't really see any green in either of your photos, just a pale yellow. Furthermore, I also know that cameras cannot reproduce color and light EXACTLY as it truly exists with any consiste...
by RenoBart
July 9th, 2017, 9:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hunt for a king
Replies: 26
Views: 12652

Re: Hunt for a king

SurfinHerp wrote:Such a good book!
And man, does it smell good!!

Bart
by RenoBart
June 29th, 2017, 2:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Springtime
Replies: 9
Views: 4194

Re: Mojave Springtime

Yeah, these photos are nice. Would you mind sharing your photography setup? I'm always curious about gear people are using.

Thanks!
by RenoBart
June 27th, 2017, 8:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Big Island Hawaii Herping...Need some help on species found
Replies: 7
Views: 2702

Re: Big Island Hawaii Herping...Need some help on species fo

Green turtles there, back then, were a not-so-routine treat. Not rare, but certainly not "everywhere, all the time". They have been recovering wonderfully. The only place I've seen loads of turtles like you did, was in the Galapagos. I have yet to get to Galapagos (bucket list) but the only other p...
by RenoBart
June 27th, 2017, 7:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Big Island Hawaii Herping...Need some help on species found
Replies: 7
Views: 2702

Re: Big Island Hawaii Herping...Need some help on species fo

Yup, just went to Maui last month. It was a really nice trip and the turtles!! There were soooo many turtles! If you ever want to snorkel with turtles, Hawaii is the place!!!
by RenoBart
June 26th, 2017, 12:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa - The Last Few Weeks.
Replies: 3
Views: 2329

Re: South Africa - The Last Few Weeks.

The Common Purple Gloss Snake is pretty interesting. I'd love to see more pics of those.

Thanks for the post!
by RenoBart
June 24th, 2017, 8:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road cruising question...
Replies: 4
Views: 2455

Re: Road cruising question...

This is all good info. Thanks very much, guys.

Bart
by RenoBart
June 23rd, 2017, 1:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road cruising question...
Replies: 4
Views: 2455

Road cruising question...

I'll be honest, I kind of hate road cruising. I definitely enjoy hiking and herping more. Road cruising is time consuming, wastes a lot of fuel, is slightly dangerous, and is often heart breaking. But I have been doing more of it this year, just because I want to see more animals and because I disco...
by RenoBart
June 19th, 2017, 8:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

Linux (my OS) Nice, I've always wanted to make the switch to a Linux based OS. Being in IT professionally for 25 years now, I have seen everything I really liked about computers disappear completely. Windows has been shiite since Windows 7 came out, and I've never been an Apple person. So on numero...
by RenoBart
June 14th, 2017, 8:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Going the Extra Mile - DOR live birth
Replies: 25
Views: 18346

Re: Going the Extra Mile - DOR live birth

Crazy, thanks for sharing!

Bart
by RenoBart
June 9th, 2017, 9:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Boa action, crossed off targets, and nighttime magic
Replies: 9
Views: 5373

Re: Boa action, crossed off targets, and nighttime magic

Nice pics, that zonata is a looker!

Bart
by RenoBart
June 9th, 2017, 9:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Romania 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4161

Re: Romania 2017

Cool post, I like your t-shirts!

Bart
by RenoBart
June 8th, 2017, 1:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

Thanks, Chris, for your input. I probably should be a bit more clear on why I like NAHERP the best (so far). For me personally, the ease of use and the incredibly simple interface is what I like best about the application itself. I also like the fact that people do have to request data rather than i...
by RenoBart
June 8th, 2017, 9:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chicago Field Herping
Replies: 4
Views: 4362

Re: Chicago Field Herping

I'm from Chicago and it always surprises me the stuff you can still find right within Cook County.

Bart
by RenoBart
June 7th, 2017, 1:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

This is all good info and exactly what I was looking for. I am sticking with NAHERP.

Thanks - Bart
by RenoBart
June 7th, 2017, 12:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

mattg wrote:in herpmapper you lose the rights to your data whereas in herp you own the rights to your data
Really? That's pretty effed up. You lose your rights how? Meaning voucher photos you post are no longer your intellectual property? If that's the case, that is seriously bogus...

Bart
by RenoBart
June 6th, 2017, 1:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

Thanks for your thoughts, Jeremy. I too get an overly "social media" vibe to iNaturalist as well, which was a big turnoff for me when I started looking at it. It does seem like Pokemon Go or something, lol. I think I am going to stick with NAHERP as I said, and maybe start using HerpMapper for on th...
by RenoBart
June 6th, 2017, 7:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

Re: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

Thanks, guys. Yeah, I do see the import feature on HerpMapper and maybe I will use that in the future. After looking at all three sites I think I will mainly stick with NAHERP.

Bart
by RenoBart
June 5th, 2017, 3:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist
Replies: 21
Views: 10721

HerpMapper vs NAHERP vs iNaturalist

I'm not sure if this has been covered elsewhere, but I am just wondering, what seems to be the overall consensus on what the majority of herpers are using? I've always favored NAHERP because I like this simple interface and the search functions, but recently I have been looking at HERPMAPPER and iNa...
by RenoBart
May 31st, 2017, 10:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer 4 Lined Ratsnake
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

Re: Lifer 4 Lined Ratsnake

Really cool vid. Where in Tokyo were you herping? I've been to Japan three times and I am just curious. Feel free to PM me.

Bart
by RenoBart
May 31st, 2017, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: QUESTION: Does Your State Ban Road Cruising?
Replies: 21
Views: 15573

Re: QUESTION: Does Your State Ban Road Cruising?

As far as I know, there is nothing in the state of NV that prohibits road cruising or touching non-protected wildlife.

Bart
by RenoBart
May 30th, 2017, 2:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tadpole ID help...
Replies: 0
Views: 3044

Tadpole ID help...

Hi folks, some tadpoles from Humboldt County Nevada. Found at about 6200' in Sheldon. On the dirt road next to a little spring pond the ruts in the road were full of water and loads of tadpoles. So, does this look like Spea intermontana or Anaxyrus boreas boreas ? http://www.nofuture.com/lj/2017/05-...