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Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

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November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch

Senior Finds Adventure, Hands-on Science in Alaska Internship

Danielle Butts's internship in Kodiak, Alaska, provided adventure and education.

by Kristin M. Distel “My internship taught me about my skills and interests, and it took me outside of my familiar environment in Ohio,” says Danielle Butts, a senior in Wildlife and Conservation Biology, who spent summer of 2016 completing an exciting internship at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Kodiak, […]

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March 28, 2017 at 6:59 pmNews

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

by Kristin M. Distel “I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of […]

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February 1, 2017 at 12:11 pmIn Class Research

Roosenburg Quoted on Terrapin Business, Risk of Poaching

Photo of terrapin by Willem Roosenburg on Maryland.gov website

Dr. Willem M. Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences, was quoted in an NPR interview on “America’s Biggest Terrapin Business Thrives During Ban on Capture.” The Diane Rehm Show interview aired on WYPR. Diamondback terrapin are a proud symbol of Maryland: a handsome turtle with a white neck spotted with black […]

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September 1, 2016 at 11:46 amFaculty in the News In the News

Roosenburg Part of Team Awarded Grant to Study Nelsonville Bypass

Nelsonville Bypass wildlife crossing

Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences, is part of an Ohio University team awarded a three-year, $600,000 federally funded research contract form the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to monitor traffic safety and the effectiveness of wildlife preservation efforts along the new U.S. Route 33 Nelsonville Bypass. The 8.5-mile, […]

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January 23, 2015 at 12:33 pmNews

Ecolunch: ‘Demography, Halfway Technologies & Triumphs of Terrapin Conservation,’ Oct. 1

Dr. Willem Roosenburg

The Fall 2014 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Colloquium—“Ecolunch”—presents Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Department of Biological Sciences, on “Demography, Halfway Technologies, and Triumphs of Terrapin Conservation” on Oct. 1. Roosenburg is Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. All seminars are open to the public and meet in Irvine Hall Room 159 on […]

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August 30, 2014 at 3:30 pmEvents

Kitson Presents on ‘Performance of Malaclemys terrapin Hatchlings: Variation in Seasonal’

Kitson Presents on ‘Performance of Malaclemys terrapin Hatchlings: Variation in Seasonal’

  Biological Sciences student Sarah Kitson presented a paper on “Performance of Malaclemys terrapin Hatchlings: Variation in Seasonal ” at the 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 30 to Aug. 4 in Chattanooga, TN. Her co-author was Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Abstract: […]

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August 5, 2014 at 2:03 pmResearch