KenH

Entrou: 05 de out. de 2011 Última vez ativo: 20 de mai. de 2022 iNaturalist

California boy, part-time wildlife scientist, camera trapper and amateur botanist that has the great pleasure to work on a variety of projects across CA on both public and private lands, and with an amazing set of scientists and nature geeks.

Current projects:

  • Survey for the Santa Cruz kangaroo rat (Dipodomys venustus venustus)
  • Wildlife monitoring for San Mateo County Parks
  • American Badger & Burrowing Owl Habitat Study for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
    https://www.openspace.org/what-we-do/projects/badger-and-burrowing-owl-habitat-study

  • Research and field verification with local botanist friends to create a list of the Locally Rare plants of the Santa Cruz Mountains for the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS
  • Wildlife and botanical surveys on private ranches in the Tehachapi Mountains and Mono County

Recent publications:

"Camera traps provide insights into American pika site occupancy, behavior, thermal relations, and associated wildlife diversity"
Constance I. Millar and Kenneth T. Hickman (2021)
Western North American Naturalist: Vol. 81 : No. 2, Article 1.
https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/vol81/iss2/1

"Camera trap photographs from American pika haypiles in California"
Kenneth T. Hickman and Constance I. Millar, (2020)
Forest Service Research Data Archive, Fort Collins, CO
https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2020-0039
https://www.fs.usda.gov/rds/imagedb/results?collection=32&sort=dateasc

"New records for Douglas's squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii) in two mountain ranges of the Great Basin"
Constance I. Miller and Kenneth T. Hickman (2019)
Western North American Naturalist: Vol. 79 : No. 1 , Article 10.
https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/vol79/iss1/10

"Noteworthy Collection: Sanicula saxatilis E. Greene (Apiaceae). - Santa Clara Co., Santa Cruz Mts., Mt. Umunhum"
Ken Hickman and John Rawlings (2018)
Madroño Vol. 65 : No. 3, pp.103–104.
https://doi.org/10.3120/0024-9637-65.3.103

Plant Survey of Mount Umunhum and Sierra Azul Ridge, MROSD
https://www.calflora.org/entry/survey.html#vrid=svy1430
https://www.cnps-scv.org/images/plant-lists/plants-of-mount-umunhum---checklist.pdf
https://www.cnps-scv.org/images/plant-lists/plants-of-mount-umunhum---photo-guide.pdf

Plant Survey of Scarper Ridge, POST
https://www.calflora.org/entry/survey.html#vrid=svy1494

Plant Survey of Caltrans Hwy92 Fountain Thistle Seep
https://www.calflora.org/entry/survey.html#vrid=svy1202

My nature photos and musings can also be found at:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/randomtruth/
https://natureofaman.blogspot.com/

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