Bob Hirshon

BioBlitz Bobcast: It’s a Wrap

By Bob Hirshon, Program Director in the Education Directorate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) The final tally for this year’s BioBlitz at Golden Gate National Parks includes everything from a mountain lion to a ...

BioBlitz Bobcast: Counting Critters and Organizing Organisms

By Bob Hirshon, Program Director in the Education Directorate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) In this installment of BioBlitz 2014 video coverage, we highlight the taxonomists whose job it is to find and identify species, and ...

BioBlitz Bobcast: ‪Night Time Bat Walk‬

By Bob Hirshon, Program Director in the Education Directorate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) When the sun goes down, the Presidio area of Golden Gate National Parks comes alive with owls, snakes, rodents, moths and, ...

BioBlitz Bobcast: Hunting for Microbial DNA

By Bob Hirshon, Program Director in the Education Directorate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Until this year, identifying organisms at the BioBlitz was based purely on examining them– looking at their shape, size, color, number ...