On December 12th at 2:00 at the Missouri Department of Conservation building (701 James McCarthy Drive, MWSU campus) in the main conference room, Dan Fogell, a biologist/herpetologist with Southeast Nebraska University, will talk about the Timber rattlesnake research he has been doing in Richardson County Nebraska.
Our next meeting is scheduled for April 10th (Friday) at 7:00 PM. Our guest speaker is Tyler Ruoff. Tyler is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. He has spent two seasons on coastal Georgia as a Loggerhead Sea Turtle biotech on Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge. While working on the barrier island refuge Tyler supervised turtle nesting and hatching surveys, shorebird surveys, and refuge maintenance.
Please plan to join us as we learn about sea turtles, and plan to bring a friend.
We will be meeting at the Missouri Department of Conservation, 701 James McCarthy Drive (MWSU Campus)
For more info please contact Shelly at 816-271-3111 ext 1442 or via email.
PEARS Monthly Meeting for May
May 9th, 6:30 p.m.
Kate Kelly with MDC will be our guest presenter. She works for MDC in Jefferson City and is the NAAMP project coordinator for Missouri. She will discuss the Frog/Toad calling surveys in Missouri and the importance of monitoring our 4 legged amphibians. After her presentation at MDC, we will head to Squaw Creek where Darrin has graciously agreed to lead us around the refuge like we did last year to look for herps and listen for frogs.
PEARS Monthly Meeting for April
Please plan to join us:
April 5th, 2014
10:00 AM -?
Missouri Department of Conservation NW Regional Office (MWSU campus)
701 James McCarthy Drive
Dan Krull with Herp Nation radio will be our guest presenter. Dan hails from Kansas and raises hognose snakes. He is quite knowledgeable and a very enjoyable, engaging speaker. Hognose snakes are a charming, interesting snake native to Missouri and the surrounding states. This is definitely a must attend meeting for those interested in learning more about them. We will have live specimens for handling and viewing.