Welcome! I am a science communicator, recovering ecologist, conservationist, herpetologist, science-policy advocate, educator, and science storyteller. Please use the navigation above to learn more about these different areas of my scientific career.

IOS in Focus

Blog of the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) at the National Science Foundation


Blog of the Division of Environmental Biology, NSF

The Lab and Field

Science, people, adventure


Conservation research ... with bite

The Contemplative Mammoth

ice age ecology, early career academia, and diversity in STEM

Jabberwocky Ecology

Ethan White and Morgan Ernest's blog for discussing issues and ideas related to ecology and academia.

Dynamic Ecology

Multa novit vulpes


Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.

Small Pond Science

Research, teaching, and mentorship in the sciences