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SAVE THE FROGS! and UCLA build wetlands for California Tiger Salamanders

Earlier this year, UCLA researchers asked SAVE THE FROGS! to help them build 18 research wetlands in Monterey, CA. The aim of the project is to assist the endangered California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense; hereafter CTS). The CTS is an endemic species only found in California, making it an important amphibian to protect. On June […]

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Save The Frogs Day

On April 29th, 2017 frog lovers worldwide will celebrate the 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day! Since this is the ninth year we will celebrate Save The Frogs Day, here are 9 things you probably didn’t know about Save The Frogs Day! Please download this image, share it through social media, and add it to […]

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Save The Frogs official comment to USFWS regarding salamander importation ban

In May 2015, SAVE THE FROGS! along with the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the Secretary of the US Department of Interior to institute an emergency moratorium on the importation of salamanders into the USA unless they are certified free of the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium salamandivorans. In response to this petition, in January 2016 the […]

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Help stop the salamander chytrid fungus

Help raise awareness about the new salamander chytrid fungus that threatens our nation’s salamander biodiversity: Jonathan Kolby started a citizen science project yesterday on iNaturalist. He is encouraging people to keep their eyes open for dead salamanders, and if they find one, to take a photo and upload it here in order to help rapid detection […]

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Coastal Watershed Council Leads Tour to Amphibian Ponds

On September 14th, over twenty Water Tour attendees joined the Coastal Watershed Council, the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCD), and the US Fish and Wildlife Service to tour the ephemeral ponds at Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge in Watsonville, CA. These ponds are the home of the endangered Santa Cruz long-toed salamander, […]

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Post-Doctoral Position in Salamander Conservation and Reproductive Physiology

The Memphis Zoo is seeking a post-doctoral fellow who will be responsible for conducting research on salamander reproductive physiology, under the general direction of the Director of Research and Conservation at the Memphis Zoo. The candidate will work on several different threatened and common species of salamanders during the two (2) year post-doctoral fellowship and […]

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Sunday Salamander Search: Dec 26th in Santa Cruz

You are cordially invited to join me this Sunday, December 26th at 12pm for a hike around my favorite place in Santa Cruz Country: the Fall Creek Unit of Henry Cowell State Park. We will do a 3-4 mile leisurely hike through the park, and should see a few salamanders. You will have the opportunity […]

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SALAMANDER RESEARCH POSITION: Pacific NW

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 23 March 2009 SALAMANDER RESEARCH POSITION FOR JUNE-AUGUST 2009 I am looking for one or two field assistants to help with research on Long-toed Salamanders in the Pacific Northwest this summer. The field season will run from June until the end of August. The […]

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Job Opening – North Carolina Salamanders

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 4 March 2009 SALAMANDER SEASONAL TECHNICIAN Agency: Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Location: Southwestern North Carolina Job Description: A seasonal field technician is needed for research investigating headwater stream community ecology in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Field work will involve capturing, […]

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NORTH CAROLINA HERPETOFAUNAL FIELD TRIP – April 25th

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 20 February 2009 NORTH CAROLINA HERPETOFAUNAL FIELD TRIP The 2009 Spring meeting of the North Carolina Herpetological Society will be held Saturday, April 25 at Morrow Mountain State Park. Morrow Mountain is in the Uwharrie Region of North Carolina, about 45 miles east of […]

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