December 1, 2018 (Saturday)

I found 58 dead newts on Alma Bridge Rd. today.
Last week (Nov. 25, 2018) I only saw one dead newt.
It rained on Tues, Wed, Thrs, and Sat this week. The reservoir and streams are filling up. Also, there are lots of sizeable puddles on and beside the trails and roadways.

Posted on December 02, 2018 03:48 AM by truthseqr truthseqr | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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This project will monitor newt mortality in the Lexington Reservoir area of Santa Clara County, CA. The mortality rate is high on Alma Bridge Road during newt migration season. One day in January 2018, a total of 457 newt carcasses (in various stages of decomposition) were photographed on a 1.8 mile stretch of road.

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