Steve's Herpetological Blog

An insight into the life of Steve, his research and the many books he reads

Herpetology

#SciFri: Fieldwork has begun!

Hey everyone! If you’ve read my recent #StevesLibrary post then you will know that recently I have been SUPER BUSY! I will be busy over the next few months surveying barred grass snakes (Natrix helvetica) as part of the fieldwork…

#SciFri: Conferences Galore!

At the moment this blog post goes live I will be on a train towards London as part of the first leg of my journey to Bangor for the annual Venom Day conference that takes place there. It will be…

#StevesLibrary: Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians

I’m sure that many of us have some great stories to share from our childhood from times when we were out and about in nature, trying to find a particular species we found interesting. I still manage to form stories…

#SciFri: In search of the marsh frogs of south Essex

This fortnight I thought it would be great to merge #FrogFriday with #SciFri and give you all something a little different. As many of you will know I grew up in south Essex, not far from Southend-On-Sea. In recent years…