Coverboard Demo Checklist

Coverboard Demonstration Checklist: Protocol to protect field volunteers and researchers and herpetofauna


Makyala Freed, Sonoma State University biology undergraduate demonstrates the use of a natural history mobile application (iNaturalists) to document herpetofauna underneath a plywood coverboard.


Conner Cimmiyotti, Sonoma State University biology undergraduate student demonstrates proper the coverboard lift technique in grassland, an area where rattlesnakes are commonly observed. Conner wears longs pants and boots to minimize contact if a rattlesnake bite were to occur.