Tag Archives: Field Herping

Okeetee, SC Field Herping Trip – April 2015

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Nice Eastern Garter snake

Found at a friends house near Mt Pleasant, MD today.

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Some needed decorations to my snake room

I unpacked these and put them up in my snake room this weekend. I love looking at this stuff from my field herping trips.

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Snake tree —

On a cool day in spring, summer, or fall — and if it is raining — and if you are in a pine flat on the coastal plain in the south east… sometimes, if all of the stars are aligned, … Continue reading

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Luke and Garrett –

Proudly showing off a Five-lined Skink we caught in St Mary’s County, Maryland today.

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Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, requirement 9a

I am almost finished with this one. I allow no shortcuts as merit badge counselor so this merit badge: Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, has taken all summer. Tonight we walked the path in our neighborhood to find some … Continue reading

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Wood Turtle!

A neighborhood kid found this little wood turtle on the path in our neighborhood today. What a site… a juvenile Wood Turtle! Nice find Will!

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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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