Press, Awards, and Other Fun Stuff

Press and Research Highlights

How to Identify a Salamander. Interview with Todd Amacker (Univ. of Tennessee):  http://www.amphibians.org/news/how-to-identify-a-salamander/

Interview with the Auburn University Plainsman on David Steen’s recent interview with the Weather Channelhttp://www.theplainsman.com/article/2015/11/professor-discusses-reptile-reactions-to-climate-change-on-the-weather-channel

“Poisonous” Sea Snake Surfaces on Coast of California – Is It That Big of a Deal? Guest Post for Living Alongside Wildlife. http://www.livingalongsidewildlife.com/2015/10/poisonous-sea-snake-surfaces-in.html

Importance of Salamanders as Part of Tennessee Uncharted                                                   https://www.twra.tv/playlistview/5640df2f0f59f2f641837976/569baac7367008ef797d7c35

All About Hellbenders: Conserving Tennessee’s Largest Salamander – Guest Lecture by Dr. Bill Sutton for the Cumberland River Compact’s River-Talks Series https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FCumberlandRiverCompact%2Fvideos%2F1923904594286425%2F&show_text=0&width=560

TSU Salamander Study – TN Wild Side TV special on Nicole Witzel’s eDNA work for Streamside Salamanders https://youtu.be/E6DOVRAs7Fw 

 

Wildlife Ecology Lab Awards, etc…

We work hard in the Wildlife Ecology Lab at Tennessee State University.  But sometimes it’s nice to kick back and admire the trophy case.

William Sutton. 2015. Certified Wildlife Biologist© recognition. The Wildlife Society.

Jeronimo Silva. 2016. 2nd place (Best Student Presentation [Environmental Sciences Category]).  Tennessee Academy of Sciences Meeting (Middle TN State University).

Brittaney Hogan. 2016. Honorable Mention (Best Student Poster Presentation [Environmental Sciences Category]). Tennessee Academy of Sciences Meeting (Middle TN State University).

William Sutton. 2016. Outstanding Young Researcher Award. Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tennessee State University.

Jeronimo Silva. 2016. Best Student Presentation (Category III). Tennessee State University Annual Research Symposium.

Brittaney Hogan. 2016. Best Student Poster Presentation. Tennessee State University Annual Research Symposium.

Jeronimo Silva. 2016. CIG Conservation Grant. Cryptobranchid Interest Group.

Jeronimo Silva. 2017. Honorable Mention (Best Student Presentation [Environmental Sciences Category]). Tennessee Academy of Sciences Meeting (Austin Peay State University).

Nicole Witzel. 2017. 2nd place (Best Student Poster Presentation [Environmental Sciences Category]). Tennessee Academy of Sciences Meeting (Austin Peay State University).

Nicole Witzel. 2017. 1st place (Best Student Poster Presentation). Tennessee American Water Resources Annual Meeting. Montgomery Bell State Park, TN.

Jeronimo Silva. 2017. Graduate Student of the Year (Master’s student category). Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tennessee State University.

Nicole Witzel. 2017. Chadwick Lewis Memorial Grant Recipient. Tennessee Herpetological Society.

Jeronimo Silva. 2017. Best Student Oral Presentation (General Herpetology Category). Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR) meeting within the JMIH. Austin, TX.

 

 

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