Contacts for peer reviewers of proposed rule for delisting Concho water snake - June 2008
(* indicates they have agreed to serve)

Peer Reviewer Qualifications Expertise
Andy Price* PhD, Natural Resources Scientist, TPWD herpetology expert for decades. Conservation ecology of herps in Texas and participant in CWS Recovery Plan development.
Mike Plummer PhD, Department of Biology, Harding University, Arkansas

http://www.harding.edu/plummer/

Population and physiological ecology of reptiles.
Kristin Stanford* PhD candidate and research associate, The Ohio State University

http://www.bios.niu.edu/rking/lab/K_Stanford.html

Recovery Plan Coordinator for the Lake Erie Water Snake. Evaluate recovery achievements of the CWS.
Travis LaDuc PhD, Curator of Herptology, University of Texas at Austin, Texas Memorial Museum Snake biology. Evaluate conservation status of the CWS related to population biology and life history.
Richard King* PhD, Northern Illinois University

http://www.bios.niu.edu/rking/rking.shtml

Conservation ecology and genetics of mid-western amphibians and reptiles, including water snakes.
Fred Zaidan PhD, Biology Department, University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg

http://www.utpa.edu/dept/biology/zaidan.html

Herpetology, environment-physiology interactions affecting distribution of water snakes.
Bruce Moring* PhD, USGS aquatic ecologist, Austin Stream ecology, fisheries biology, instream flow analysis.

Dr. Andrew Price
Wildlife Diversity Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 8744
512-389-8722, andy.price@tpwd.state.tx.us

Dr. Michael V. Plummer
Department of Biology
Box 12251
Harding University
Searcy, AR 72149
501-279-4518, plummer@harding.edu

Kristin Stanford
The Ohio State University
F.T. Stone Laboratory
P.O. Box 119
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
419-285-1847, theislandsnakelady@yahoo.com

Dr. Travis J. LaDuc
Texas Memorial Museum, College of Natural Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
2400 Trinity St
Austin, TX 78705-5730
512-475-6339, travieso@mail.utexas.edu

Dr. Richard B. King
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Office: MO 445
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-7833, rbking@niu.edu

Dr. Frederic Zaidan
Biology Dept.
SCNE 2312
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
956-292-7481, fzaidan@utpa.edu

Dr. J. Bruce Moring
Texas Water Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
8027 Exchange Dr.
Austin, TX 78754
512-927-3585, jbmoring@usgs.gov