Chesapeake Bay Beat & Environment Volunteers Searching Maryland for Reptiles, Amphibians Volunteers across Maryland are tracking down and identifying all the state’s different types of reptiles and amphibians. It’s part of the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas. Share this:Tweet Brandon Goldner Brandon Goldner is an award-winning undergraduate broadcast student at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. He previously worked as an on-air reporter for Voice of America and KVRR-TV in Fargo, N.D. He's covering the environment and the military for Capital News Service. He's the recipient of two student Emmys. Follow him @BrandonGoldner and on his website.