Jeffrey Heilveil

Jeffrey Heilveil

Oneonta, NY

State University of New York (SUNY), College at Oneonta



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Published on Oct 12, 2021

Second round complete

I finished the second round of sampling. The two remaining sites in Kentucky, one site in Georgia, and one Maryland site provided partial samples. I was unable to find any Nigronia at the Tennesse...

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Published on Oct 01, 2021

Back in the field: Sampling trip 2 has started

Round two of sampling began yesterday morning! I’m ~920 miles in and visited sites in Ohio and northeastern KY. When I did the original sampling, I was told that the site in Ohio received water f...

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Published on Sep 17, 2021

Sampling Trip 1 Complete - with stats!

I am now safely back in Oneonta, recovering from the first trip and starting to prepare for the second trip. I’m reworking my sampling path (EKU had to cancel their seminar on the date I was comin...

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Published on Sep 12, 2021

You win some, you lose some

I gained sites in Iowa and Minnesota, in Michigan, I lost some. I wrote previously about the Seven Mile Creek population, which had been disrupted by beavers. On Friday, the 10th, I went to the A...

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Published on Sep 08, 2021

"All-natural" doesn't mean it isn't disappointing

Today I went to sample one of my favorite populations from the initial study: Seven Mile Creek at R Drive north. This is a location I used for my MS project on a caddisfly, and also a population o...

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Published on Sep 01, 2021

The Sampling Trip Goes Round and Round

Happy September 1st and greetings from Fargo, ND!Since my last update I got to play ring-around-the-rosie with my sites. The morning after my last update, I checked in on Stockwell Creek and sure ...

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Published on Aug 28, 2021

Discretion is the better part of valor

Fieldwork often follows the age old adage, that a plan never survives first contact with the enemy. Or, if you believe in patron saints, then you might say that Murphy (of Murphy’s Law fame) is th...

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Published on Aug 26, 2021


Today I drove partway across Missouri to Deer Creek. When I got there, it was clear that while there wasn’t much water present, at some times of the year there is water aplenty. If the shape of t...

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Published on Aug 21, 2021

New episodes posted to YouTube

Today I had some downtime, so I was able to upload some of the videos I recorded in the field when I wasn't able to livestream. You can find the videos on my YouTube channel:

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Aug 09, 2021
How has 20 years of "progress" changed gene flow patterns in an aquatic insect?
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Jul 15, 2021
How has 20 years of "progress" changed gene flow patterns in an aquatic insect?
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