Tag: vernal pools

July 5, 2019

Spotted salamanders prefer legacy forests

Forests on land previously used for agriculture or grazing, known as secondary forests, may be less suitable for long-lived salamanders. While new research shows that large numbers of vernal pools...

November 30, 2018

Western Section to hold workshop on vernal pool branchiopods

The Western Section of The Wildlife Society will host, “Vernal pool branchiopods: a workshop for future permit holders” Jan. 28 to Feb.2 in Davis, California. This workshop combines both the...

February 21, 2017

JWM study: Where Maine’s montane amphibians breed

In the mountains of Maine, where spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) and wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) breed in temporary vernal pools, they depend most on ponds that stay wet for longer...