About Erin

Erin is a 3rd year vet student from Roselle, IL. When she graduates, she hopes to practice small animal and exotic animal medicine in the Chicagoland area.

Wonders at my Doorstep

One of the best things about my work this Summer has been getting to know all of the diverse creatures in my own backyard. The field site in DuPage is very close to my hometown - my family and I used to ride our bikes right past a marsh that has lots of Blanding’s and [...]

Wonders at my Doorstep2017-08-09T10:09:32-05:00

Head Start

This week, Erin talks about Baby Blanding's in the head start program.   Donate to Lake County's head start program here: https://www.lcfpd.org/preservation-foundation/adopt-a-turtle/

Head Start2017-08-09T10:09:33-05:00

Blanding’s Turtle Research

Blanding's Turtle Research I am excited to be spending my final summer break of veterinary school hiking through forest preserves looking for turtles. As part of Dr. Allender’s Wildlife Epidemiology Lab and along with Dr. Dana Lindemann, the first-year zoo resident at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, I am completing a project [...]

Blanding’s Turtle Research2017-08-09T10:09:33-05:00
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