BioBlitz! Oklahoma

Meet the Experts - Jessa Watters, herpetologist

November 12, 2020 Priscilla Crawford Season 1 Episode 1
BioBlitz! Oklahoma
Meet the Experts - Jessa Watters, herpetologist
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BioBlitz! Oklahoma
Meet the Experts - Jessa Watters, herpetologist
Nov 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 1
Priscilla Crawford

In this "Meet the Expert" Episode, BioBlitz! OK co-coordinator, Priscilla Crawford, chats with her friend and colleague Jessa Watters who is a herpetologist and collection manager at the Sam Noble Museum at the University of Oklahoma.  Jessa has been our herpetology team leader at BioBlitz! OK for several years.  She loves to dive for turtles, dash after lizards, and grab a hold of snakes.  Hear about how her love of turtles as a child led her to a career in herpetology and listen to her describe some exciting times in the field.

You can also stay up to date on our
Facebook page – BioBlitz! Oklahoma
Twitter @okbioblitz
Website: https://biosurvey.ou.edu/bioblitzok/

Angelina Stancampiano, my BioBlitz! Co-coordinator and Sequoyah State Park naturalist, and I are also working together on "Ask the Expert" episodes.  Do you have a burning questions about Oklahoma's biota?  Curious about some natural history phenomena you have observed?  Send us your questions and we will work on answering them in future "Ask the Expert" episodes.  You can send Facebook messages, tweet at us, or simply email your questions to: [email protected].   

We will also be happy to receive suggestions for future expert interviews and projects to highlight! 

Show Notes

In this "Meet the Expert" Episode, BioBlitz! OK co-coordinator, Priscilla Crawford, chats with her friend and colleague Jessa Watters who is a herpetologist and collection manager at the Sam Noble Museum at the University of Oklahoma.  Jessa has been our herpetology team leader at BioBlitz! OK for several years.  She loves to dive for turtles, dash after lizards, and grab a hold of snakes.  Hear about how her love of turtles as a child led her to a career in herpetology and listen to her describe some exciting times in the field.

You can also stay up to date on our
Facebook page – BioBlitz! Oklahoma
Twitter @okbioblitz
Website: https://biosurvey.ou.edu/bioblitzok/

Angelina Stancampiano, my BioBlitz! Co-coordinator and Sequoyah State Park naturalist, and I are also working together on "Ask the Expert" episodes.  Do you have a burning questions about Oklahoma's biota?  Curious about some natural history phenomena you have observed?  Send us your questions and we will work on answering them in future "Ask the Expert" episodes.  You can send Facebook messages, tweet at us, or simply email your questions to: [email protected].   

We will also be happy to receive suggestions for future expert interviews and projects to highlight!