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Build a Wetland, Save the Frogs … If You Can Figure Out Where to Build It

April 22, 2016 by Lauren McNulty

A Berkeley group hopes to build 1,000 wetlands in the next 10 years to save amphibians. They need help.

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Biologists remove disease-spreading invasive frogs from Golden Gate Park

July 22, 2013 by Jackson Mauze

The "bubonic plague" of amphibian diseases is being carried by an invasive frog that's turned up in Golden Gate Park.

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Land of the Salamander

December 31, 2012 by David Rains Wallace

North America has more kinds of salamanders--the tailed, mostly four-legged amphibians--than any other continent. Your backyard is probably full of them right now!


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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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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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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Night of the Salamander

January 01, 2005 by Joy Lanzendorfer

On winter's wettest night, you just might see a California tiger salamander on its trek from grassland to wetland.

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Listing of the California Tiger Salamander

October 01, 2004 by Christine Sculati

With the rainy season upon us, California tiger salamanders will soon emerge from the depths of squirrel and gopher burrows ...

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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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East Bay Regional Newts

April 01, 1997 by David Loeb

This article was the first nature article published by Bay Nature cofounder David Loeb. It originally appeared in Terrain, the  ...

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