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Alligator keeper and salamander seeker

December 18, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

When we put out the call for photos to go along with our forthcoming salamander feature by David Rains Wallace,

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Saving Bay Area Ecosystems, One Chorus Frog at a Time

August 04, 2011 by Beth Slatkin

If you happen to be in El Cerrito and hear a frog calling, or catch sight of a large yellow butterfly flitting through your yard, it might be Jim McKissock’s doing.

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Alameda Creek Dam Policies Could Decide Frogs’ Future

August 27, 2010 by Vanessa Thill

Sarah Kupferberg, a research scientist at UC Berkeley, is fascinated by foothill yellow-legged frogs, once common but now scarce in Alameda Creek. The SF Public Utilities Commission is rebuilding the Calavares Dam, and the way that dam gets managed may well determine the fate of these rare frogs.

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Fluke of Nature

April 01, 2008 by John Muir Laws

Intrepid naturalist Jack Laws finds a fluke of nature in six not-so-easy steps.

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The Frog Days of Winter

January 01, 2008 by Mike Koslosky

On rainy days, wildlife watching outdoors is probably not at the top of your list, but there is one group

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A Leap of Faith

April 01, 2002 by David Rains Wallace

After moving to Berkeley from Mendocino County, writer David Wallace found that he missed the springtime serenades of his local amphibians. So the dug a small pond in his backyard to see if he could get a few frogs to breed there. It turns out that despite the very real threats posed by pollution and sprawl, the Bay Area’s native frogs are remarkably resilient survivors.

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Frog or Toad…What’s the Difference?

April 01, 2002 by David Rains Wallace

Originally, these Anglo-Saxon words referred respectively to species of the genera Rana and Bufo, Britain’s native taxa. (Rana and Bufo

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