COURSE: Coastal Herpetology, Mississippi, May 11-22

Coastal Herpetology is once again being offered through the University of Southern Mississippi. This summer short course will be held from May 11-22, 2015 at the Gul Coast Research Laboratory in beautiful Ocean Springs, MS. Topics include the identification, life history, and ecology of amphibians and reptiles of the Coastal Plain. This course will provide students with an introduction to field herpetology through lectures, discussions, a class project, and many field excursions. Undergraduate or graduate credit is available. For more information, visit us at or contact the instructor, Dr. Matthew Chatfield, at Applications are now being accepted.