James Whelpley

Position and Affiliation

Wildlife Biologist, University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Areas of Interest

Snake Ecology and Behavior, Herpetology, Wildlife Research and Conservation


B.S. Biology: Concentration in Zoology. Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2022

Project Involvement

James manages the Everglades Invasive Reptile and Amphibian Monitoring Program (EIRAMP), conducting herpetofaunal surveys throughout South Florida. James also leads tracking efforts and assists with the management of the Burmese Python radio-telemetry project. And is involved in camera surveillance for invasive species, trapping and removal of Argentine Black and White Tegus, and crocodilian conservation projects.