Evenings with Audubon: Ecology and Conservation of Wisconsin's Reptiles and Amphibians

Wisconsin is home to over 55 species of reptiles and amphibians, and greater than half are species of greatest conservation need. Come learn about the fascinating life histories of these animals, their importance to healthy ecosystems, the threats they face, and what you can do to help them.

Free and open to the public! Location TBD.



About Jeff Lorch

Jeff is a Microbiologist at the US Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center in Madison. He earned a PhD in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology and two B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Bacteriology, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He specializes in microbiology, emerging infectious diseases, fungal taxonomy and herpetology. He studies everything from snakes to bats, soil to amphibians.


Cover photo by Dave Huth, Flickr Creative Commons