Wetland Construction for the California Red-Legged Frog

Wetland Construction for the California Red-Legged Frog

Hundreds of volunteers worked with the U.S. Forest Service, SAVE THE FROGS! and the Sheltowee Environmental Education Coalition in 2021 to build 18-wetlands on dry mountain ridge tops to provide habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) on the American River District of the Tahoe National Forest.

Vernal Pool Construction and Restoration

Vernal Pool Construction and Restoration

This presentation was given by Tom Biebighauser to the Native Plant Society of New Jersey on the value of vernal pools for rare species of wildlife and plants . He shows many of the species of animals and flowering plants that are found in vernal pools and how these important ecosystems are being restored by dedicated individuals across North America.