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Jug Bay Fellows and Interns

 

Beaver Pond

Beaver Pond at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

 

1989 Jim Morris

Indiana University (MS student)
Research Project – Patuxent River Sediments: Rates of deposition and erosion in a
freshwater tidal wetland

1990 Bill Rodney

University at Maryland, College Park (Post-graduate student)
Research Project – Mummichogs (Fundulus heteroclitus): Population size and sex ratio in a freshwater tidal marsh

1991 Michelle Reynolds

Old Dominion University, Norforlk, VA (MS student)
Research Project – Habitat preference in the terrestrial marsh snail Oxyloma effusa

1992 Susan Ziegler

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BS student)
Research Project – Nitrogen flux rates in a freshwater tidal wetland

1993 Kent Drinker

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BS student)
Research Project – A map of the plant communities in a freshwater tidal wetland

1994 Laura Perry

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Effect of wetland vines (Mikania scandens and Polygonum arifolium) on Typha size and growth

1994 Andrew Dubill

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (BS student)
Research Project – Comparison of breeding season bird populations in natural and created wetlands

1995 Stephanie Linebaugh

St. Mary's College, St. Mary's City, MD (BS student)
Research Project – Basking patterns of aquatic turtles

1995 Jenifer D'Avanzo

Syracuse University, NY (BS student)
Research Project – Wetland plant community richness and diversity

1996 Marian Norris

Allegheny College, Meadville, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Incidence of cloacal growths in resident songbirds

1996 Samantha Neubert

Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA (BS student)
Research Project – Mammalian predation on turtle nests

1997 Patrick Crumrine

State Univeristy of New York, Plattsburgh, NY (BS student)
Research Project – Relationship of tide height with feeding in an estuarine fish (Mummichog: Fundulus heteroclitus)

1997 Steve Bartimo

St. Mary's College, Inigoes, MD (BS student)
Research Project – Basking patterns of aquatic turtles

1998 Kara Smith

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BS student)
Research Project – Summary of history of wetland creation of Wooton's Landing Wetland Park

1998 Kyle Apigian

Bowdoin College, Bruinswick, ME (BS student)
Research Project – Bird data summary and assistance with fall bird migration netting

1998 Sherri Emer

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL (BS student)
Research Project – Feeding behavior of Eastern Painted Turtles

1998 Michael Marchand

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BS student)
Research Project – Box Turtle home range size and habitat use

1998 Myra Parks

Salisbury State University, MD (BS student)
Research Project – Basking Ecology of Red-bellied Turtles

1999 Susan Heyel

Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Data summary & assistance with turtle studies

1999 Daryl Valley

Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Data summary & assistance with turtle studies

1999 Courtney Carothers

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (BS student)
Research Project – Data summary & assistance with turtle studies

1999 & 2000 Mandy Lightcap

George Washington University, Wash. D.C (BS student)
Research Project – Bird data summary and assistance with fall bird migration netting

2000 Gregory Bulte

St. Foy University, Quebec, Canada (BS student)
Research Project – Turtle population diversity and density in a beaver pond habitat

2000 Joanna Mathews

Rochester Institute of Technology, NY (BS student)
Research Project – Comparison of macroinvertebrate species diversity indices in two streams

2000 Tracy Walker

California State University, Long Beach (BS student)
Research Project – Use of shrub habitats by migrating songbirds

2001 Joe Sage

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI (BS student)
Research Project – Analysis of Red-bellied Turtle diet using stable isotope techniques

2001 Krista Capps

Indiana University, Indiana, PA (MS student)
Research Project – Effect of turtle nest density on predation rates using artificial nests

2001 Susan Curless

University of New Hampshire, Durham (BS student)
Research Project – Nesting behavior of Red-bellied Turtles

2001 Sara Martin

Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Habitat use by Common Yellowthroats

2002 Joshua Capps

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks (BS student)
Research Project – Habitat use and movements of Spotted Turtles based on radio telemetry

2002 Brett DeGregorio

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BS student)
Research Project – Basking behavior of Queen Snakes in a tidal environment

2002 Mellisa Bennett

Texas A&M University, College Station (BS student)
Research Project – Use of radio telemetry to measure home range in Red-bellied Turtles

2003 Doug Kaylor

Shorter College, Rome, GA (BS student)
Research Project – Queen Snake diet based on stable isotopes

2003 Sarah Glatt

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (BS student)
Research Project – Amphibian diversity in aquatic habitats in the Glendening Nature Preserve

2003 Beth Nicholls

Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH (BS student)
Research Project – Turtle populations in a created, mitigation wetland

2004 Anna Moyer

University of North Carolina, Asheville (BS student)
Research Project – Box turtle diet based on stable isotope analysis of carbon and nitrogen

2004 Jennifer Lentz

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (BS student)
Research Project – Home range use by male and female Box Turtles

2005 Lisa Thurston

University of Maryland (BS student)
Research Project – Environmental conditions of habitats used by female Box Turtles

2006 Christina Ludema

Michigan State University, East Lansing (BS student)
Research Project – Aspects of the growth of wild rice

2007 Susan Matthews

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (MS student)
Research Project – Movements of female Box Turtles in relation to weather conditions

2008 Antonio Cordero

Oregon State University, Corvallis (BS student)
Research Project – Spatial dynamics of the Eastern Mud Turtle on a coastal plain estuary

2009 Rebecca Reeves

University of Maryland (BS student)
Research Project – Home range and movements of Eastern Mud Turtles

2009 Andreas Moshogianis

University of Maryland (BS student)
Research Project – Background study of Sanctuary stream watersheds

2010 Amanda Chavenson

University of Maryland, College Park (BS student, Environemal Studies)
Taught natural history and ecology and developed an outreach program on reptile and amphibian conservation

2010 Andrew Cronin

Connecticut College, New London (BS student)
Research Project – Basking behavior in northern watersnakes

2010 Tessa Giannini

Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA (BS student)
Research Project – Differences in the habitat and diet of musk and mud turtles

2011 Holly Fallica

Towson University, Towson, MD (BS graduate Spring 2011, Environmental Education)
Taught natural history and ecology and evaluated the JBWS summer science camps

2011 Samantha Dean

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (BS student, Natural Resources)
Research Project – Status of reptile and amphibian atlas updates along the East coast (the atlases catalogue what species are found where)

2011 Holly Baden

Towson University, Towson, MD (BS graduate Spring 2011, Biology )
Research Project – Species of lizards at JBWS that are host to deer ticks that can carry Lyme Disease

2012 Ryan Gradel

University of Maryland, College Park (BS graduate Spring 2013, Environmental Science and Technology )
Taught natural history and ecology

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