Showing posts from September, 2011

Hunting for Hellbenders!

N. Ga. Project Aimed at Conserving Continent's Largest Salamander | Georgia DNR - Wildlife Resources Division

'Life in the Dark' a free lecture this Wednesday, Oct 5!

Life in the Dark: Wildlife From the Shadowy Corners of Our Planet Calhoun Lecture Wednesday, October 5 @ 7 p.m. Many life forms thrive in the darkest places on the planet, from watery depths to black subterranean haunts. Some are found within soil or even inside other organisms. Danté Fenolio, Atlanta Botanical Garden Amphibian Conservation Scientist, provides a rare glimpse of these creatures with a preview of images from a book he was recently awarded a grant to photograph. The Calhoun Lecture series is made possible by the generous support of the family of Marion Peel Calhoun. Admission is free and no reservations are required.

ABG visits UGA

Eurycea waterlooensis Last night, Dante gave a talk at the monthly University of Georgia Herpetological Society meeting. His talk was titled ' A review of the obligate subterranean salamanders of central North America: biology, ecology, taxonomy'. It was a great talk, and a great time with our UGHS friends as usual!

Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard

As published on the SEPARC—Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation—website ( ' Jill Anderson (NCPARC member) worked very hard to produce the linked PDF booklet, “Reptiles and Amphibians In Your Backyard” along with other folks from NCSU, NC State Museum of Natural Sciences and NC Wildlife Resources Commission.  I think we ended up with a very nice product that I hope will be very useful to many folks' To read more, download or view the pdf here!   (reposted with permission)

Another blog highlighting our amphibian work in Chile

Bush Warriors , a Global Voice for Wildlife . published an article detailing the Garden's work with endangered frog species in Chile. Click here to read more ... a screen grab from the blog [ read the article ]