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Challenges and Successes Associated with a Giant Amphibian in the Blue River Watershed


Aired: November 12, 2014 from noon to 1pm Eastern

Dr. Rod Williams will discuss the basic biology of the hellbender: habitat needs, diet, reproduction, and movement.  He will also discuss current research projects and new partnerships to expand hellbender conservation in Indiana and beyond.


Rod Williams

Meet the Presenter:

Rod Williams, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University

Dr. Rod Williams is broadly interested in the ecology and conservation of amphibians and reptiles.  He uses a combination of field and laboratory methods to examine the factors involved with population declines in rare and endangered species. 




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