Mapping Salamander Crossings
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Salamander Crossings

An excellent way to find vernal pools is to identify amphibian crossing zones during large spring migrations. This is because Salamanders are very conspicuous when they cross roads and typically travel only a few hundred yards from their natal pool. So wherever you see them, a breeding pool will be nearby. Help us map vernal pools in the USC watershed and beyond by submitting the location of amphibian crossings.

Please use the following map to zoom into the road crossings location, and then click on the map to record the latitude and longitude of the crossing.

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Observed Amphibians
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Spotted Salamanders
Jefferson Salamander
Wood Frogs
Spring Peepers
Unlisted Vernal Pool Amphibian
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