Today I gave a presentation on the conservation of #salamanders at the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area’s Nature Centre.
Including two of the rarest species to occur in Canada! From September 22-25 I headed out to collect observational records & data on salamanders in several areas. This includes the Thousand Islands Region along the edge of Southern, Ontario and
On the last day of July 2016, I headed up to an area north-East of Bon Echo Provincial Park to collect observational records of salamanders. The areas I were exploring were privately owned lands that I have been given permission
It has been several months since my last blog. In that time I have been very busy doing outreach education events to promote salamander conservation and stewardship. Along side these efforts, I have been spending a great amount of time
In May 2016, I embarked on a 7 hour road trip to extreme Southern, Ontario. Here I would catch a ferry to the center of Lake Erie so I could reach Pelee Island. This is the largest of the Erie
December in Ontario means colder temperatures, shorter days, and the prospect of snow at anytime. Therefore, it is not a time that most people would think is good to head out to observe salamanders. However, this past weekend’s relatively mild
The Jefferson Salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum) and the Small-mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) are both large species of Ambystomatids (mole salamanders). The Jefferson Salamander occurs primarily in the northeastern United States, while the Small-mouthed Salamander ranges from Ohio south to the Gulf
On the evening of December 12th 2013, I headed out on a trip to observe salamanders. To see them I would have to travel to a creek and then wander around in the dark knee deep frigid water, as it