Ecosystem studies

Citizen Scientist Monitoring and Amphibian Study at Oxbow

Frogs and salamanders don’t garner the same respect as salmon, but as we learn more about them, scientists and citizens alike are waking up to their ecological importance.

Local organizations are teaming up with landowners and citizen scientists to get a better picture of the health of our regional amphibian populations. Woodland Park Zoo continues to involve amateur naturalists in their popular amphibian monitoring program, and Oxbow is initiating a study focusing on traffic impacts to Snoqualmie Valley amphibian populations. Read the full story…