USC Upstate's Pilgrim Part of North American Amphibian Monitoring Program

July 22, 2014 at 11:22 am

Pilgram MelisaWhen Melissa Pilgrim’s undergraduate students suit up for research, they don’t reach for white lab coats and safety glasses. Instead, they don waders, battery-powered headlamps and lots of bug spray before heading into damp woodlands after dusk.

Welcome to USC Upstate’s chapter of the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program — a citizen-scientist project that’s both demanding and rewarding.

Read more about what Pilgrim is doing in the “classroom.”