This is the final year of the Gray Treefrog Re-introduction Project at Mount Auburn Cemetery. In 2014 and 2015 more than two thousand Gray Treefrog tadpoles were collected locally and released at the Dell Pond. In 2015 calling male Gray … Continue reading
With winter approaching, it’s time to note the highlights of this year’s cemetery reintroduction project for American Toads, Spring Peepers, and Gray Treefrogs.
If you weren’t aware, there has been an ongoing project over the past three years of releasing American Toad tadpoles in the Dell Pond with the hope that, following metamorphosis, some of them will survive to adulthood and begin breeding … Continue reading
In 2011, citizen-scientist Joe Martinez (New England Wildlife Center’s outreach educator) and Watertown Conservation Commission member Patrick Fairbairn, proposed a translocation of American toads, gray treefrogs, and spring peepers to Mount Auburn Cemetery grounds. Joe released over 4,000 tadpoles (Toads for Mount … Continue reading