Management

Only a few years ago, amphibians were rarely considered in the development and implementation of management plans. But now, it's not uncommon to see amphibian populations as the primary targets of management activities.

ARMI scientists conduct research on the impacts of various traditional management actions on amphibians, and have worked with partners to develop and test novel management options specifically to benefit amphibians.

Important decisions are made every day on management and policy that affect multiple wildlife species. ARMI works with its partners in Federal and State agencies to develop processes for structuring their natural resource decisions to achieve their conservation objectives related to amphibians.

Vernal pool
Larissa Bailey (Colorado State), USGS, FWS, and SCC volunteers building vernal pools at Patuxent NWR, to adaptively manage for climate change. Photo by: A. Green.

Management - ARMI Papers & Reports

Trend Data Abundance estimates San Diego County Terrestrial Amphibian Surveys: Anaxyrus boreas, Batrachoseps major, Ensatina eschscholtzii ( Ensatina, Garden Slender Salamander, Western Toad)
Location: Little Cedar Ridge ; Little Cedar
Track amphibian population trends within the conserved lands system of San Diego County.
Trend Data Abundance estimates San Diego County Terrestrial Amphibian Surveys: Anaxyrus boreas, Batrachoseps major, Ensatina eschscholtzii ( Ensatina, Garden Slender Salamander, Western Toad)
Location: UCSD Elliott Chaparrall Reserve ; UCSD Elliott Chaparrall Reserve
Track amphibian population trends within the conserved lands system of San Diego County.
Trend Data Non-federal lands in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota: Acris blanchardi ( Blanchard's Cricket Frog)
Location: Varied with the survey type. For the 2006 nighttime call surveys of Acris crepitans (and subseque... ; Non-federal lands in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota
Describe baseline amphibian diversity, gross external deformities, and the presence of pathogens relative to environmental conditions. Estimate baseline occupancy and detection probabilities when possible.
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