Jonathan Twining

Jonathan Twining teaches the ecology and environmental science courses for the Biology Department and is the advisor for the Animal Caretakers Team (ACT). Twining worked for a number of years as an environmental scientist and project manager with consulting firms in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He has been very active in the greater community, partnering ENC students with organizations like the Quincy DPW, Wildlands Trust of Southeastern Massachusetts, Massachusetts Audubon, the South Shore Natural Science Center, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation. His passion and primary research interest is the ecology and conservation of vernal pool habitats. He has written numerous articles for NCM Magazine, and has been a speaker in local congregations about the care of creation (environmental stewardship).

Recent Posts

Chasing Giants!

Posted by Jonathan Twining on Jan 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, professors like me don’t know everything! It is a challenge for me to keep pace with new and exciting developments in my fields of ecology and environmental science. To learn some new techniques for monitoring salamander populations in streams, I had to get back in touch with my "wild side" this past summer, spending a week camping in the Clearwater National Forest while studying salamanders in Weir Creek.

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Topics: ENC Faculty, Environmental Science