Post Archives from the ‘Striped Newt Study’ Category

More Striped Newt Info

Posted on: August 7th, 2012 by

Just to give a little background about the striped newt (Notophthalmus perstriatus), the focal species of our conservation project in the Apalachicola National Forest.  Here is a map of its historic range - as you can see the species has a limited global distribution. The striped newt is found mostly in sandhills and Continue reading the story "More Striped Newt Info"

Striped Newt Repatriation Project

Posted on: August 6th, 2012 by

We are finishing up the 2nd year of a 5-year study to develop a conservation strategy for the striped newt.   We are pretty sure that the striped newt has been extirpated from the Apalachicola National Forest (ANF) - that means it is has gone locally extinct.  And the ANF was one of a few strongholds for this species in the entire world! The last time we Continue reading the story "Striped Newt Repatriation Project"