Snakes: Guests (2011)

Frank Lundburg

Natural Resources Consultant and Wildlife Educator, Reptile Conservation Resources

Frank Lundburg has been a natural resources consultant and wildlife educator since 1990. He has taught the biology workshop, "Natural History of Amphibians and Reptiles" at Boise State University for the past thirteen years.

Frank has written numerous articles on conservation and care of amphibians and reptiles. He is one of the founders and a past president of the Idaho Herpetological Society and has been honored with that organization's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Herpetology in Idaho. He founded Reptile Conservation Resources, Inc and its EcoSnake team. in 1997 to provide information and education concerning amphibians and reptiles in world ecosystems.

In 2007 Frank was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Herpetological Symposium, and serves as its Secretary. The IHS sponsors an annual meeting at which participants from around the world share knowledge and information about the natural history, conservation and captive care of amphibians and reptiles.

Scott Smith

Wildlife Educator and Paramedic, Reptile Conservation Resources

Scott Smith was trained in emergency medicine in the United States Navy and served from 1992-2006. He then worked as a veterinary technician for six years prior to his present paramedic work. He currently works for the Kuna Rural Fire District and teaches emergency medical services classes.

Scott has helped Reptile Conservation Resources, Inc. present the educational program, "Rattlesnake Awareness and Outdoor Safety," for the past ten years. He also has been an assistant facilitator for the Natural History of Amphibians and Reptiles Boise State University workshop for ten years. Scott has enabled people to better appreciate and understand amphibians and reptiles. In addition to his work on the EcoSnake team, he is a past vice-president of the Idaho Herpetological Society.

Contact: Individuals or organizations interested in more information about amphibians and reptiles and Frank and Scott's educational and consulting work can contact them at the Reptile Conservation Resources web page: www.ecosnake.com.

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