Rob Curtis Curator

I am a devoted Christian, husband and father of three. I have always loved to identify and learn about local creatures, and have been spending recent years gardening with natives to Bring Nature Home ( My schooling is in wildlife management from Penn State, and I have functioned primarily as a field biologist for the past 20 years. I am currently employed by a county park district in northeast Ohio as a conservation planner, performing various inventories to prioritize and restore natural areas.

Most of my experience is with terrestrial vertebrates and vascular plants. However, I have wanted to tackle other taxa groups for years, and now with help from the iNaturalist community I have finally begun! I am most familiar with species from northeastern US and can tend to be a bit impulsive with my IDs. Feel free to correct me as appropriate.

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