Learn more about the multi-year citizen science amphibian-focused research project studying ephemeral ponds in east central Wisconsin from citizen-scientist Greg Burns.
Wetland Coffee Break: Establishing a citizen science salamander and ephemeral pond monitoring program in Wisconsin
What are ephemeral ponds, and why are they important to amphibians and other critters?
Gregory T. Burns discusses his multi-year citizen science amphibian-focused research of vernal pools (ephemeral ponds) in east central Wisconsin, including the first definitive discovery of the all-female salamander biotype in southern Wisconsin.
Dr. Joshua Kapfer is co-author of the recently-published volume “Amphibian and Reptiles of Wisconsin,” assembled by an expert team of editors and contributors. Learn more about the information in this new book and hear stories about some of the amphibians and reptiles it describes.
Wisconsin Wetlands Association is part of a coalition that supports passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.