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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM Please note that this is a compilation of information developed by other organizations and agencies working on the protection of ephemeral wetlands and the organisms that rely on them.  All sources are cited with … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst I traveled to Rhode Island this week to spend the day with professionals from a variety of backgrounds talking about the intersection of amphibians, habitat and stormwater wetlands.  The meeting I attended was framed as … Continue reading

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Beavers Help Out Young Frogs Robert Kwok – Conservation Magazine – October 30, 2014 Beavers are a boon to the environment: Their dams create ponds that provide homes for birds, amphibians, and other critters. Now scientists have found that beavers … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch   A recent trip to Mt. Agamenticus in  Southern Maine was a lesson for even this highly optimistic wetland enthusiast.  I would never have thought my children (a seven-year-old son and three-year-old daughter) would understand, let alone get … Continue reading

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Study: Loss of wetland biodiversity increases disease risk in frogs By Natalie Van Hoose – PHYS.org – December 3, 2013 Amphibians in species-poor wetlands have a higher risk of becoming infected with a virulent parasite than those in wetlands with … Continue reading

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