Today I gave a presentation on the conservation of #salamanders at the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area’s Nature Centre.
I was screening for #chytrid today for the Wildlife Research & Monitoring Section of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry.
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
A very beautiful aberrant Plethodon cinereus I saw today. Amazing!!!
The damp weather brought out several salamander species today! These were tallied at one of my research sites.
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
During the early Spring, rains and snowmelt create temporary flooded pools on the forest and woodland floors. These are known as vernal or ephemeral pools. As these bodies of water are created new each spring, they lack fish and other
The Four-toed salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum), is a minute species of plethodontid (lungless salamander). It is a monotypic species, being the sole representative of the Hemidactylium genus. Their range extends from southeastern Canada down through to the Gulf of Mexico. Populations
When dining make sure to only use plastic and/or reusable chopsticks. According to the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK), China produces close to 63 billion pairs of disposable wooden chopsticks a year, equating to approximately 25 million trees felled