Wildlife biologist Mike Cardwell, who is an adjunct professor at Cal State Sacramento and an award-winning wildlife photographer, has been studying rattlesnakes at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Click on the link to the right to view the video. He has authored many articles for both scientific and non-technical publications, has spoken to hundreds of audiences around the United States and Canada on rattlesnakes, snakebite, and related topics, and is co-editor of The Biology of Rattlesnakes (2008, Loma Linda University Press). He conducted the only long-term field study of the much-feared Mohave rattlesnake in southern California's desert and was prominently featured in Animal Planet's Venom ER television series. He now has two rattlesnake field studies going in northern California and serves on a national panel formulating medical treatment guidelines for North American snakebites.