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Saturday, February 23 • 2:10pm - 2:40pm
Where Do Blue-spotted Salamanders Spend the Summer?

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After breeding season, amphibians disperse into the woods or prairies to eat, grow, and live. We set up cover boards throughout a local woodland to learn where blue-spotted salamanders spend their time outside of breeding season. We looked at areas of higher and lower floristic quality, including areas degraded by buckthorn or excessive shade. Does terrestrial habitat quality matter for amphibians?

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Karen Glennemeier

Research Biologist, John G. Shedd Aquarium
My goal as a research biologist is to learn things that can help inform stewardship and be of practical use to stewards and land managers. I'm currently studying the response to restoration of amphibians and other inhabitants of ephemeral pond communities and would love to connect... Read More →

Saturday February 23, 2019 2:10pm - 2:40pm CST
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