Carolina Backyard Naturalist (10/28/20)
Reptiles of North Carolina
This lecture will offer participants extensive information on native turtles, lizards, and snakes. The focus will be on common backyard inhabitants.
Jeff Hall, PARC Conservation Biologist
Mike Campbell, R3 Watchable Wildlife
Jeff Hall is the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) Biologist. As PARC Biologist, Jeff works with landowners to promote habitat management that benefits reptiles and amphibians as well as other wildlife species. He coordinates the North Carolina chapter of PARC helping to bring public and private partners together to further conservation efforts for reptiles and amphibians. Jeff also participates in fieldwork on a variety of projects including rare amphibian monitoring and habitat restoration, upland snake conservation, and Project Bog Turtle. In addition, Hall manages the Calling Amphibian Survey Program (CASP) which is designed to monitor long-term trends of frog and toad populations across the state. Jeff, his wife Shannon, and two boys live in Greenville, NC.
Mike Campbell is the Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Manager for the Watchable Wildlife program for the NC WRC office in New Bern, NC.
Snakes NC State Extension
Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard NC State Extension