Joe joined Ontario Nature in April 2008 and coordinates the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas program. Joe completed a B.Sc. in 2003 and an M.Sc. in zoology in 2006. An experienced field biologist, Joe has a strong interest in conservation biology, specifically species at risk and road ecology. He has been a board member for the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, is a member of the Ontario Road Ecology Group and produces an annual Endangered Reptiles of Canada calendar to raise funds for several conservation organizations.