• Posts tagged with wood frog

    Poison in the Pools: Mercury in Vernal Pool Amphibians

    Poison in the Pools: Mercury in Vernal Pool Amphibians

    VCE has a long history of investigating mercury concentrations in wildlife—particularly in montane ecosystems and Caribbean birds. Now, our groundbreaking investigation of mercury levels in vernal pool foodwebs has been published in the journal Ecotoxicology. Read on to find out more!

    A Field Guide to December 2014

    A Field Guide to December 2014

    Even on these cold, short days, most of us might not be too far from warblers and butterflies. In this VCE Field Guide to December, we report on how animals adapt for winter, and how a few might even leave behind some nice impressions.

    Back from the Nearly Dead

    Back from the Nearly Dead

    Just a few days ago they were frozen rock hard, a frog-sicle. But today, they are barking up a storm in…