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Management for the state endangered crawfish frog at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 9:09am

By Joseph R. Robb Project Leader Big Oaks and Muscatatuck NWR Complex

Dr. Joe Robb, Refuge Manager at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, will speak

Dr. Joe Robb, Refuge Manager at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, will speak on Monday, March 4, at the monthly meeting of the Big Oaks Conservation Society. 

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Madison - Jefferson County Public Library in Madison, IN. 

Join us as Dr. Robb discusses “Management for the state endangered crawfish frog at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge”

The talk will detail the crawfish frog’s unique life history, refuge management, and their population status in the state and at Big Oaks. He will also compare different breeding calls of frogs and toads that will soon begin calling from their breeding wetlands.

Dr. Robb received a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Purdue University, and a Master of Science and a PhD from The Ohio State University in Wildlife Ecology.  Dr. Robb is currently Project Leader of the Big Oaks and Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Complex. 

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