Tag: ponds

January 12, 2022

Beavers help restore Minnesota ecosystems

Since recolonizing Minnesota about 70 years ago, beavers have provided a wealth of ecosystem services that continue to this day. Researchers say the information they’ve uncovered can help managers who...

May 14, 2021

Salamander egg color reveals evolutionary forces at play

Poking through ponds in the northeastern U.S. when he was a child, Sean Giery remembers coming across different colors of spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) eggs — some that were clear and...

September 15, 2015

A Pond to Call Home: How Beavers Pick the Best Dam Water

Beaver ponds are a good indicator of beaver activity as well as beaver colony density, according to recent findings. Carol Johnston, lead author of a new study published in the...