My interest in herpetology began while I was an intern for the frog exhibit at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. I studied abroad in Australia the next semester and had a chance to undertake a directed research study about the substrate preferences of two species of turtles. Once I got back to the U.S. I found an internship radio tracking mud turtles and mucking about in the marsh. Since then I have worked a bit in environmental education and as an outdoor guide, but I have found that I really enjoy the challenges of research.
Amphibian assemblages and population health in natural and restored wetlands in the Des Moines Lobe in Iowa
M.S. Project, January 2012 - August 2014
Aquatic movement and Home-Range Size of an Eastern Mud Turtle, Kinosternon subrubrum, population in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States
Internship, May 2009 - August 2009
Substrate preferences among the freshwater turtles Elseya stirlingi and Wollumbinia latisternum of the Johnstone river
Directed Research Project, September 2008 - December 2008
The effect of road salt on competition among Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor) tadpoles
Research Experience for Undergraduates, June 2007 - August 2007
Iowa State University Student Projects
Altrichter, Emily A.; Moorhouse, Amy L.; Reeves, Rebecca A.; and Towery, Brenna N., "A Prairie Pickle: Burn, Graze or Mow?" (2013). Natural Resource Ecology and Management Student Projects. Book 1.