I survey the small mammal population to determine local and regional diversity, abundance, and temporal fluctuations in diversity metrics. Many of my surveys are made in conjunction with fossil deposits in order to compare fossil and modern diversity.
white-tailed antelope squirrel
Kangaroo rat grass nest in a Tomahawk trap
Shermans in a row
A silky pocket mouse with cheeks stuffed full of oats.
Neotoma stephensi near the 4 corners
small mammal trackway
Flagging marking gopher mounds