Science Research

Ben is a herpetologist with a research focus on the 

natural history and biogeography of California salamanders.  

Ben has worked with teams from a number of research institutions including  California Academy of S
ciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at U.C. Berkeley, as well as researchers at U.C. Santa Barbara, and University of Connecticut to expand species' ranges and locate undiscovered populations of salamanders in remote and rugged regions of California.