University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


Research Assistant

Tom MaigretAddress:
214 T.P. Cooper building (Office 218)
730 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40546-0073

M.S. Forestry, University of Kentucky
expected 2013
B.S. Conservation Biology, State University of NY
College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Academic Interests:
I’m broadly interested in conservation biology as it pertains to herpetology, specifically in the response of herpetofauna to anthropogenic landscape changes and management.

Current Research:
- Effect of different silvicultural practices on salamander communities in Robinson Forest
- Timber rattlesnake behavior in a fragmented forest landscape and associated implications

Professional Affiliations:
National Wildlife Federation (2007-present)
Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (2010-present)
Society for Conservation Biology (2010-present)
The Wildlife Society (2010-present)
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (2012-present)
The Orianne Society (2012-present)

Major professors and advisors:
Dr. John J. Cox
Dr. Chris Barton
Dr. Steven J. Price

Kentucky Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Outstanding Student Paper Award,
                $150, February 2012