Category Archives: Field Herping

St Mary’s County, Maryland Eastern Kingsnake –

Ralph Mills and I did a little field herping today in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. We found a pretty female Eastern Kingsnake under some discarded trash. She is in the blue here – but I bet she pretties up after … Continue reading

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Mississippi Map Turtle

Someone released a nice, big female in the quarry pond at Fountain Rock Nature Center. I sure hope she survives the winter. Mississippi Map Turtle –

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Cricket Frog at Calvert Cliffs State Park in Calvert County, Maryland

These little guys were hopping all over in the forest today. Calvert Cliffs State Park

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4th of July –

I took the boys on a walk to the small ponds in the woods near our house. We wanted to find some baby turtles – but the ponds were too swollen with water from the rain we had on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Rough green snake

I took some Boy Scouts on a field herping trip for the Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge this past Saturday. I am an ‘official’ BSA Merit Badge Counselor and currently I am working with seven Boy Scouts from Troop … Continue reading

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Northern Redbelly Turtle

I found this female, no doubt making a journey to find an egg laying site, crossing the road when I drove by Purse State Park this morning.

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Blog Radio Interview

More of a two hour discussion about all kinds of different stuff. Was a lot of fun. LINK

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Leatherback Sea Turtles

This was on someone’s FB page. Incredible.

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Hunting for Kingsnakes on Monday, September 9, 2013

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Charles County, MD Eastern Kingsnake

One of the two female Kings we found in Charles County, MD shed this morning. Nice snake!

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