Supplementary media for the Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grant. Below are two photos of the High Sierra, one from each season of the proposed project, an overview of the primary expedition route, and a link to a 9-minute video I produced about the acoustic surveys I conducted in 2021.
Lead Guide Jason Champion accessing a Yosemite Toad breeding meadow in the High Sierra, April 2021.
Looking down on a likely Yosemite Toad breeding meadow in the High Sierra, August 2012
Proposed route of the primary expedition.
On day one, we will enter the John Muir Wilderness (Inyo National Forest) at Convict Lake; on day two will move west to Silver Pass; on day three, two teams of two will move south; on day four, we will reach the town of Mammoth Lakes, California.
You can view the video statement here.
You can view a 9-minute video about the 2021 surveys here.
The segment featuring Lead Guide Jason Champion begins at 6:06.