Notes from the Field – California

27
Feb
2013

February

This month marks the beginning of our monitoring season for vernal pool species at several of our sites.  So far we have completed sampling at Burke Ranch Conservation Bank, Mariner Conservation Bank and Dutchman’s Creek.  Photos below highlight some of those efforts.

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An adult California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) and Tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) found at our Burke Ranch Conservation Bank.

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Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) found at our Dutchman’s Creek property.

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Juvenile California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) found at our Dutchman’s Creek property.

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Tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) found at our Dutchman’s Creek property.