Volunteers Help Salamanders Avoid Roadway Massacre

Volunteers Help Salamanders Avoid Roadway Massacre

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gopher_frog.jpg45 people volunteered on a recent night to carry salamanders, frogs and newts across the road during their annual migration to mate.

On rainy nights in early spring, roads between forests and vernal pools are hopping and crawling with activity. On some nights, hundreds of amphibians cross small stretches of asphalt to mate. But many don’t make it.

(Read the AP story at S.F. Examiner)

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