By: Ball L; May 22, 2013We have summarized nine years of regional monitoring data to describe the rate at which amphibian populations have been changing at our survey sites across the country. The results, published in the scientific journal PLoS ONE, estimate declining trends for many species of frogs, toads and salamanders in all regions of the country. It is the first-ever broad assessment of amphibian populations in(...more)
By: Ball L; May 17, 2013ARMI scientists Drs. Susan Walls (Southeast ARMI) and Hardin Waddle (South Central ARMI) recently published 3 papers from research conducted in our nationís amphibian biodiversity hotspot.
By: Pilliod D; January 31, 2013The actively developing technologies to detect environmental DNA (i.e., e-DNA) show a lot of promise for various fields of wildlife research. However, as with any technology, there are technical and statistical assumptions that shape what we can infer from the data.