Turtles & City Nature Challenge

Happy Spring Volunteers!

We hope you are enjoying the increasing sunshine! We are very excited at the observations coming in! April brings the end of the breeding season for many of our common species. However, we are still in the breeding window for Pacific tree frogs and the breeding season has just begun for western toads and American bullfrogs. And there will still be plenty of tadpoles and larvae to see!

We would like to pass on a request from our partners at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), Dr. Max Lambert. Dr. Lambert is the Aquatic Research Section Manager of the Science Division and Habitat Program of WDFW. If you see any turtles at your ponds, please upload photos of them to iNaturalist. Dr. Lambert is interested in collecting local turtle observations on iNaturalist and we can help in that endeavor! (Note - These photos are not a part of our project, and should not be uploaded to the Amphibians of Washington project.) In our ...more ↓

Posted on April 09, 2021 00:04 by karorem karorem | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Your wild amphibian observations support research, planning, and conservation. Complete a training (see Terms & Rules), then accept your invitation to participate in this project.
Together, we'll document native and non-native amphibian distribution and habitat use in Washington state. Observations will be reviewed and vetted by amphibian experts. Long-term participation could ...more ↓

Mini karorem created this project on July 22, 2016
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