Meet the Authors

Hi, my name is Samantha Johnson! I am finishing up my second year of veterinary school and am one of the coordinators for Turtle Team 2017. My interests in veterinary medicine include zoological, wildlife, and conservation medicine. Turtle Team 2016 One of the most fulfilling experiences was having the opportunity to participate in Turtle [...]

By | 2017-08-09T10:09:31+00:00 May 10th, 2017|2017, Box Turtle Team, Turtle Dogs|0 Comments

Searching for Chelonians in Oak Ridge

The Amphibian Pathogen Project took a brief pause the week of June 27 to allow the legendary Turtle Team to come tracking for box turtles in Oak Ridge. Many of you already know that I became involved with the W.E.L. through Turtle Team activities in Illinois and it has proven to be a top highlight [...]

By | 2017-08-09T10:09:32+00:00 July 8th, 2016|2016, Animals, Dogs, Turtle Dogs|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-09T10:09:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|2016, Animals, Aquatic Turtles, Dogs, Turtle Dogs, Turtles|0 Comments