salamander Subscribe to Feed

American toads use the leaf litter to hide and hibernate.

6 Excuses to Avoid Yard Work This Fall

11/21/2013 // By Dani Tinker

They grow. They turn brilliant colors. They capture our hearts. Then they make a mess.¬†Leaves can be a hassle, but put the rake down for a moment. It turns out, leaving the leaves in your yard is beneficial to both […] Read more >

ccc

A Quest to See the Largest Terrestrial Salamander in the World

10/3/2013 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

A note from Beth:¬† California Conservation Corp crew members and their leader John Griffith have embraced NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program and certified their Ukiah campus, with plans of doing more sites across California. I recently visited with the crew […] Read more >

YouTube video

Wildlife Gardening on Today Show

4/28/2012 // By David Mizejewski

Garden for Wildlife Month kicks off on May 1st so I themed my most recent appearance on the Today Show around “backyard wildlife,” native plants, and simple tips on how to make your garden a place for the local critters […] Read more >

(Second) Smallest salamander in U.S. discovered

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new and tiny species of amphibian has been discovered in Georgia. Physorg.com reports: The newly discovered salamander, which is the second-smallest salamander species in the U.S. and one of the smallest in the world at just two inches long, […] Read more >