After 2 weeks, I’m learning that fieldwork is all about small victories. Wading through the marsh without tripping, successfully drawing blood on the first try, winning an arm wrestle with a turtle in order to perform an oral swab, each small feat is worth celebrating. Dylan wrestling with the Kane Co. Blandings On Wednesday [...]
About kanecountyblanding22Maura is a second-year student who specializes in zoological/conservation medicine and anesthesiology. Dylan is a second-year student who specializes in zoological and conservation medicine.
Welcome to the first official 2022 Kane County Field Season blog! Here is an update of how the first week back in the field went for Dylan, Bill, myself (Maura), and surprise guests. Monday: The season is certainly in full swing! We were lucky enough to have Bill place traps at one of our sites [...]
Hello everyone! Reporting live from the 2022 Kane County Blandings Field Season! In our first post of the season, we would like to introduce this year's Wildlife Epidemiology Lab students! My name is Dylan Burke and I am a second-year veterinary student at the University of Illinois and received a B.S. in Animal Science here [...]
Kane County Blanding post coming soon!