2015 Expedition

Grand Theft Moto 4

14 July 2015: Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Because I was able to get ahold of a portable modem today, I was able to update some photos from the previous post, and I’ve uploaded several more for this one.  UTEP students please note that the previous post now has […]

Bone Dry 5

4 July 2015: Katopa, Lomami River, Democratic Republic of the Congo First of all, let me start by saying happy 4th of July!  I hope everyone will enjoy some barbeque, which I would love to have in place of the nearly constant meals of rice, beans, cassava and fish.  Because […]

The Congo Motorcycle Diaries 4

28 June 2015: Chombe Kilima (aka Tshombe Kilima), Democratic Republic of the Congo The plan I outlined at the end of the last post was executed successfully, but it was not easy.  After dropping Wendy off at the airport for her 11:30 PM flight to Europe, Mathias and I took […]

Marsh Madness 8

21 June 2015: Kampala, Uganda Hard to believe it has been a week since my last post, but time flies when one is having fun.   After filing my last post near the town of Buhoma in Bwindi, the rain eventually tapered off and we were cautioned to look out for […]

Uganda’s Grand Canyon 5

14 June 2015: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park For those of you who are new to this blog, please see entries from my previous field season in 2013 for a detailed explanation of the main goals of this work, but in summary, I am a herpetologist working under the auspices of […]

Coming Soon: Uganda & DR Congo 2015 Expedition!

On June 8th I will be departing from El Paso for the final expedition associated with my current grant from NSF (http://eligreenbaum.iss.utep.edu/service.htm).  Please check back after that date to follow the expedition as it is happening in real time.  UTEP students will be participating in the cybertaxonomy aspect of the […]