Slow down for amphibians crossing

Vermont Fish and Wildlife is asking drivers to slow down and be cautious when travelling at night in early spring, or to take alternate routes to avoid driving on roads near ponds and wetlands that salamanders and frogs cross during their breeding season.

Amphibian crossing volunteers sought

Otter Creek Audubon and the Salisbury Conservation Commission are monitoring an amphibian crossing site in Salisbury again this year.

Amphibians are on the move

MONTPELIER — Vermonters are reporting a particularly horrendous mud season this year, keeping some off the roads. But the warm, rainy nights in early spring give us another good reason to avoid even the paved roads: breeding frogs and salamanders that are … (read more)

Learn about amphibians at New Haven talk

NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Conservation Commission will hold its first Armchair Naturalist talk of the year on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Town Offices on North Street. The talk, “Let’s get Wet,” by Jim Andrews, will focus on the amphibians of New … (read more)