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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

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Kenneth C Dodd

C. KENNETH DODD, JR., “KEN” received his PhD with E.D. Brodie at Clemson University in 1974. Most of his career was with the U.S. Department of Interior: Office of Endangered Species 1976-1984; Research division of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, later transferred to the U.S. Geological Survey (1984-2007). Ken retired from the USGS in early 2007, and is currently Courtesy Associate Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida. Ken has published more than 200 papers, reviews and books, mostly on turtle and amphibian ecology and conservation. His book “Frogs of the United States and Canada” will be published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2012. Ken lives in Gainesville Florida with his wife Marian Griffey and their 9 cats and numerous turtles.


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 Dr Robert Browne

Dr. Robert Browne Chairperson

Dr. Browne established the Internet based ARC in 2011 and expanded it globally in 2013. Robert is committed to achieving the ARC's goal to provide for the sustainable management of amphibians and reptiles. He has a wide international experience in herpetological conservation and has published over 40 scientific articles on amphibian and reptile conservation. see Biography