Saturday, August 29, 2015
Venomous Snakes in Iowa
Paul Frese, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
2:00 p.m. in the Saylorville Visitor Center Theater
Audience: Children and Adults
This program will discuss the ecology and conservation of the venomous snakes of Iowa.
About Paul Frese
Paul Frese works for the Iowa DNR Wildlife Diversity Program out of the Boone Wildlife Research Station. He manages the field activities of the Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring Program, which is a cooperative state-wide survey with Iowa State University to gather information on over 1000 Iowa wildlife species and their habitats. Paul grew up on the outskirts of Bridgewater, Iowa and attended college at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. During the summer, he worked for the Adair County Conservation Board through my college tenure. Afterwards he completed his graduate work at Missouri State University in Springfield concentrating on amphibians and reptiles. He worked for the Natural Resources Conservation Service as a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist for 10 years prior to joining the Iowa DNR. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting, practicing wildlife management on their farm, and spending time with his family.