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Each week, students participating in the field research each week will be recognized here for their work and dedication to answering the question: What factors impact the abundance and distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation?

Environmental HEROES of the Week: October 4, 2011

For modeling research skills, leadership by example, and good citizen science:

The Environmental Heroes Leadership Team: Catie, Emma, Ben, Marshall, Paige, Conor,
Daniel Z.

For taking the initiative and modeling a healthy spirit of cooperation:

Individual Heroes: David, Hunter, Isaiah, Knautica

This entire group of enthusiastic young people involved in this authentic field research project meet each week to collect information and data around species of concern in this Metroparks reservation. From time to time, we will update you on their progress in monitoring t. scripta (sliders), C. picta (painted turtle), E. blandingii (Blandings turtle), snakes, amphibians, and their habitats.