Bryon Shipley Research, Training, and Outreach Specialist
Mr. Shipley is a 1981 graduate of the University of Maryland in Conservation and Resource Development and has been employed with the Denver Zoo for 21 years as a zookeeper. He has published numerous papers including research on prairie rattlesnakes in Colorado and Black-tailed prairie dogs associated with local herpetofauna. He is a recipient of the Colorado Open Space Alliance Blue Grama Award for Prairie rattlesnake research and is a member of the Colorado chapter of Partners for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Mr. Shipley regularly speaks to various groups about snakes and herpetology and is conducting a state-sanctioned herpetological monitoring program in Cherry Creek State Park.
Qualified Snake Trainer