Ann Berry Somers

Department of Biology
310 Sullivan Science Building
P.O. Box 26170
UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
ph. 336-334-4978, fax 336-334-5839 
email: absomers@uncg.edu

CURRICULUM VITA

COURSES

BIO 105     Biology: The Big Picture

BIO 361: Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles

Bio 431: The Biosphere

BIO 497: Internship in Biology


GRANT SUPPORTED WORK

The HERP Project

The Box Turtle Project


 PUBLICATIONS

Somers. A.B. and J. Mansfield-Jones.  2008. Role of trapping in detection of a small bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) population.  Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 7(1):149-155.

Somers. A.B., J. Mansfield-Jones, and J. Braswell.  2007.  In-stream, Under Stream Bank, and Streamside Movements of a Bog Turtle, Glyptemys muhlenbergii.  Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 6(2); 286-288.  Online at: http://biology.uncg.edu/faculty/Ann_Somers/lab/StreamMovementsBogTurtleCCB.pdf

Somers, A. B. and C.E. Matthews.  2006.  The Box Turtle Connection: A Passageway into the Natural World. 139 pages.  Online at: www.uncg.edu/bio/faculty/Ann_Somers/lab/BoxTurtleBook.pdf and on the NC DOCKS website.

Matthews, C.E. and A.B. Somers.  2005.  Using the Environment as a context for Integrating the Middle School Curriculum.  In: Etim, J. S. ed., Curriculum Integration K-12. University Press of America, New York. Click here for preview.

Somers, A. B., C.E. Matthews, K.R. Bennett, S. Seymour, and J. Rucker. 2003.  Outdoor Adventures: Tracking Eastern Box Turtles.  Science Scope 27 (3): 32-37.

Matthews, C.E., A.B. Somers, and K.R. Bennett.  2003.  Outdoor Adventures: Tracking Eastern Box Turtles.  Proceedings of the 2003 North American Association of Environmental Educators
Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska.

Somers, A.B., K.A. Bridle, D.W. Herman, and B.N. Nelson. 2000. The Restoration and Management of  Small Wetlands of the Mountains and Piedmont of the Southeast: A Manual Emphasizing Endangered and Threatened Species Habitat.  Natural Resources Conservation Service, Watershed Science Institute, Raleigh NC.

Somers, Ann B., Jeffrey C. Beane and Dennis W. Herman. 2000. Geographic distribution: Apalone spinifera spinifera (Eastern Spiny Softshell). Herpetological Review 31(3):183-184.

Somers, A. B. and J. Beasley.  1995.  Unshelled Loggerhead Turtle Eggs.  Marine Turtle Newsletter.  Number 70.  July 1995. Online at: http://www.seaturtle.org/mtn/archives/mtn70/mtn70p6.shtml

Somers, A.  1999.  A Population of Bog Turtles in the Western Piedmont of North Carolina:  Habitat conservation, capture method efficacy, conservation initiatives and site enhancement. Natural Resource Conservation Service.  104 pp.

Bridle, K.A., S.C. Oakley, A.B. Somers. 1998.  Inventory of Natural Heritage of Forsyth County, North Carolina. N.C. Natural Heritage Program.

Bridle, K.A., S.C. Oakley, A.B. Somers. 1998.  Inventory of Natural Heritage of Stokes County, North Carolina. N.C. Natural Heritage Program.

Somers, A.B. 1996.  Teeny Tiny Turtles.  Piedmont Land Conservancy Newsletter. Fall Issue.

Somers, A. B. and J. Beasley.  1995.  Unshelled Loggerhead Turtle Eggs.  Marine Turtle Newsletter.  Number 70.  July 1995. Online at: http://www.seaturtle.org/mtn/archives/mtn70/mtn70p6.shtml

Randall, J., A.B. Somers and M. Lipscomb.  1995.  Natural Areas Inventory for Surry County, North Carolina.  N.C. Natural Heritage Program

Beane, J. C., A. B. Somers and J. R. Everhart.  1993.  Geographic Distribution:  Clemmys muhlenbergii.  Herpetological Review 24(3):108

Beane, J. C. and A. B. Somers.  1993.  Geographic Distribution: Gyrinophilus porphyriticus.  Herpetological Review  24(3):107

Somers, A. B. and D. Surman.  1993.  Ecology.  In M. L. Horton, B. K. Kirchoff and E. P. Lacey (eds.),  PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY, Genes to Populations.  Edina, Minnesota: Bellwether Press.
145-155

Beane, J. C. and A. B. Somers.  1993.  Geographic Distribution: Plethodon yonahlossee.  Herpetological Review, 24 (2):63


 

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