RESEARCH INTERESTS:


Ecology and distribution of endangered and threatened animals and plants (especially orchids, amphibians, reptiles, bats, and small mammals); ecology and behavior of troglobitic vertebrates; and ecology, distribution and natural history of amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals.





JOURNALS I HAVE REVIEWED ARTICLES FOR:


Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles - Herpetological Review - 1 article

SSAR - Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles Accounts - 4 accounts

The Southwestern Naturalist - 2 articles

Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science - 2 articles

Kansas Academy of Science Transactions - 2 articles

The Prairie Naturalist - 2 articles





Committees I've served on:


2002 - 2008 - Kansas Natural Resource Council (KNRC) - Board of Directors Member.

2002 - Present - Kansas Herpetological Society (KHS) - Executive Council Member and President (2003).

2012 - Present - Emporia State University, General Education Council - Liberal Arts and Sciences Council Representitive

2002 - Present - ESU Natural Areas Committee - Member.





ESU Graduate Student Committees I've served on:


1998 - Heather Forster - Thesis Title:   Territorial Behavior in the Salamander Plethodon albagula.

1998 - Eric Kessler - Thesis Title:   Retreat-Site Selection by Diadophis punctatus and Carphophis vermis in Eastern Kansas.

2003 - Luke Westerman - Thesis Title:   Predators of Artificial Nests in Grasslands of East-central Kansas.

2004 - John Tollefson - Thesis Title:   Spatial Variation and Environmental Correlates of Turtle Assemblage Structure in a Plains River Ecosystem.

?? - Bryan Maher - Thesis Title:   Snake Assemblage Related to Vegetation Cover on Native Prairies within the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge.

2014 - Maya McElfish - Thesis Title:   Behavioral Responses of Two Salamander Species to the Herbicide Atrazine.

2014 - Tyleia Prendergast - Thesis Title:   Effect of Postprandial Temperature Selection and Meal Size on Digestion of Cornsnakes (Pantherophis guttatus).







FULL PUBLICATIONS (Published Abstracts below):



Sievert, Greg and Andrew W. Coleman. 2016. Geographic Distribution. Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander). Herpetological Review 47(2): 245. PDF Reprint

Coleman, Andrew W. and Greg Sievert. 2015. Geographic Distribution. Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard). Herpetological Review 46(4): 570. PDF Reprint

Sievert, Greg and Andrew W. Coleman. 2013. The Rediscovery of Barred Tiger Salamanders (Ambystoma mavortium) in Lyon County, Kansas. Collinsorum: The Journal of Kansas Herpetology. 2(3/4):9. PDF Reprint

Coleman, Andrew W. and Greg Sievert. 2013. Geographic Distribution. Apalone spinifera (Spiny Softshell). Herpetological Review 44(1): 105. PDF Reprint

Sievert, Greg and Andrew W. Coleman. 2012. Geographic Distribution. Lithobates (= Rana) sphenocephalus utricularius (Southern Leopard Frog). Herpetological Review 43(3): 440-441. PDF Reprint

Sievert, Greg and Lynnette Sievert. 2011. A field guide to Oklahoma's Amphibians and Reptiles, 3rd Edition. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 211p.

Sievert, Greg and Jeff Prendergast. 2011. Butterfly Inventory and Assessment of the Effects of Fire and Grazing Managements on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve; an Initial Analysis. Final Report to The Nature Conservancy, 24p. PDF Reprint

Sievert, Greg and Lynnette Sievert. 2006. A field guide to Oklahoma's Amphibians and Reptiles, Revised Edition. (Sold Out) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 205p.

Aldrich, Kevin J., David K. Saunders, Lynnette M. Sievert, and Greg Sievert. 2006. Comparison of erythrocyte osmotic fragility among amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109 (3-4): 149-158.

Sievert, Greg, Michelle Gilkerson, Victor Tuttle, and Peter Tuttle. 2006. Geographic Distribution. Arizona elegans elegans (Kansas Glossy Snake). Herpetological Review 37(4): 496. PDF Reprint

Maher, Bryan and Greg Sievert. 2006. Geographic Distribution. Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster (Osage Copperhead). Herpetological Review 37(4): 496. PDF Reprint

Casley, Shawn and Greg Sievert. 2006. Geographic Distribution. Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis (Ouachita Map Turtle). Herpetological Review 37(4): 491. PDF Reprint

Sievert, Greg and Lynnette Sievert. 2005. A field guide to Oklahoma's Amphibians and Reptiles. (Sold Out) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 205p.

Slaughter, Dana, Tony Patton, Greg Sievert, Rod Sobieski, and Scott Crupper. 2001. Antibiotic Resistance in Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci Isolated from Cope's Gray Treefrogs (Hyla chrysoscelis). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 205: 265-270.

Sievert, Greg, Paul T. Andreadis, and Todd S. Campbell. 1999. A Simple Device for Safely Capturing Herpetofauna from Roads: The "Herp Scoop". Herpetological Review 30(3): 156-157.

Sievert, Greg and Joe Collins. 1998. Geographic Distribution. Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis (Ouachita Map Turtle). Herpetological Review 29(2): 109.

Sievert, Greg and Lynnette Sievert. 1993. A field guide to Reptiles of Oklahoma, 2nd Edition. (Sold Out) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 96p.

Black, Jeffery H. and Greg Sievert. 1989. A field guide to Amphibians of Oklahoma. (Sold Out) Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 80p.

Sievert, Lynnette M., Greg Sievert, and Paul V. Cupp. 1988. Metabolic rate of feeding and fasting juvenile midland painted turtles, Chrysemys picta marginata. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 90A(1): 157-159.

Sievert, Greg and Lynnette Sievert. 1988. A field guide to Reptiles of Oklahoma. (Sold Out) Oklahoma Dept. Wildlife Conser. 96p.

Base, Dana L. and Greg Sievert. 1987. Experimental use of artificial nesting structures for grassland raptors in the Oklahoma panhandle. The Eyas 10(1): 30-31.

Sievert, Greg. 1987. Southeast and south central Oklahoma comprehensive fish and wildlife study. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Contract Research Study, Final Report, Unpubl., 150p.

Sievert, Greg. 1986. An investigation of the distribution and population status of the Rich Mountain salamander (Plethodon ouachitae) in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Nongame Contract Research Study, Final Report, Unpubl., 40p.

Sievert, Greg. 1986. Big-eared bats in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Underground 13: 24-25.

Krupa, Jim, Steve Secor, and Greg Sievert. 1985. Observations of the Bird-voiced Treefrog in Oklahoma: a Resighting of an isolated population after 23 years. Bull. Oklahoma Herp. Soc. 10(1-2): 8-10.

Stephens, Douglas E. and Greg Sievert. 1982. A range extension for the Northern Coal Skink, Eumeces anthracinus anthracinus, in Kentucky. Kentucky Acad. Sci. 43(1-2): 80.

Swofford, David L., Branley A. Branson, and Greg Sievert. 1980. Genetic Differentiation of Cavefish Populations (Amblyopsidae). Isozyme Bulletin 13: 109 -110.



Published Abstracts

Slaughter, D., T. Patton, G. Sievert, R. Sobieski, and S. Crupper. 2001. Multiple antimicrobial resistance in coagulase-negative Staphylococci isolated from gray treefrogs. Kansas Academy of Science. 20: (Abstract). Dana won first place for the Best Paper Presented

Slaughter, D., T. Patton, G. Sievert, R. Sobieski, and S. Crupper. 2001. Antimicrobial Resistance in Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci Isolated from Gray Treefrogs. 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. (Abstract).

Slaughter, D., T. Patton, G. Sievert, R. Sobieski, and S. Crupper. 2000. Isolation of Staphylococcus aureus from Cope's Gray Treefrog, Hyla chrysoscelis. Kansas Academy of Science. 19:50 (Abstract).

Skeen, J.E., G.A. Sievert, and D.L. Base. 1987. Grassland Raptor Nesting Platforms in the Oklahoma panhandle. Oklahoma Ornithological Society, 1987 Fall Meeting (Abstract).

MacGregor, J. and G. Sievert. 1982. The Geographic Distribution of Salamanders of the genus Plethodon in Kentucky. Assoc. SE Biologists Bull. 29(2):70 (Abstract).




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