April 10, 2014 – Regular Monthly Meeting

Snakes of Arkansas

Speaker: Jeremy Chamberlain

Over 38 species of snake reside in the state. Come learn about their diverse ecology, ways to distinguish confusing species, and where they occur. There will be a slideshow along with live and preserved specimens. Also, there will be information on current research and conservation efforts for these interesting animals, done right here in Arkansas.

Jeremy Chamberlain is a PhD candidate at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he works in the herpetology lab of Dr. Matthew Gifford. He graduated with a B.S. in biology at Iowa State University in 2009. He got an M.S. in biology from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2011. His major research interests are the energetics of life-histories and the ecology of reptiles and amphibians. He plans on graduating in the spring of 2016.

Location: Fletcher Library.  Time: 7 PM.