Jonathan earned his PhD from James Cook University, specializing in the global spread of amphibian pathogens. He began working to create HARCC in 2008 after discovering chytrid fungus in Cusuco National Park during his project as a National Geographic Young Explorer. He's spent over 10 years working in Cusuco, studying these amazing animals and helping to develop a way to save them from extinction. Jonathan is also an avid photographer and is selling photos to support HARCC. View his gallery at: Jonathan Kolby Photography.
Jessi is the Curator of the Herpetology department at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, in Omaha Nebraska. Originally from Denver Colorado, Jessi moved to Omaha after proudly serving in the United States Marine Corps. He has been heavily involved in amphibian conservation for over a decade, building Amphibian Conservation areas at the zoo and South Africa. He currently is Lizard TAG Chair, on the board of Amphibian TAGs, and is an instructor at AZA Crocodilian Biology and Captive Management course. He has also been involved with HARCC since 2008.
Brandon L. Greaves
Brandon is Lead Keeper of the Herpetology department at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, in Omaha Nebraska. He has a tremendous passion for conservation, especially amphibians, and has been a proud member of HARCC for three years. Brandon hails from the great state of Missouri, and is an avid fan of the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs.
Carlos Augusto Andino Galeano
Carlos is a Honduran biologist from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH). He is passionate about wildlife conservation and has a special interest in amphibians, reptiles and birds, as well as cloud forest ecosystems. He is working on his master´s degree in project management and is a college biology professor for his alma mater at the UNAH San Pedro Sula campus. Carlos is originally from Tegucigalpa and has been involved with HARCC as the in-country manager of HARCC logistics since 2014.
Katie is a freelance filmmaker from the UK. She studied natural sciences and worked for a number of years as a research assistant. She really quite likes frogs, so has recently joined HARCC to help document the project and provide some visual promotional material.
Sara is a field biologist focused on wildlife conservation and driving conservation action. She has worked with a variety of species all over the world, including the awesome amphibians of Cusuco National Park for four years. Sara enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures. She has been affiliated with HARCC since 2012 .
Kristi is the senior desert dome mammal keeper at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. She has worked at the zoo since 2007 and her dedication to conservation has only grown with time. She has been assisting HARCC with odds and ends since 2015. "Change starts with a single step."
Ryan is an Amphibian Conservation Keeper at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined the HARCC crew in the summer of 2015 to assist in the retro-fitting of our mobile frog labs. Ryan is passionate about the conservation of amphibians and aims to utilize his expertise in their captive husbandry to help save our target species.