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Amphibian Phenology

Meet Your Local Toad

The American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus), occasionally affectionately called the hop toad, is one of the most common species of toads in North America. Each of its three subspecies are commonly found in the prairies and wetlands in the Northeastern quadrant of the United States and Canada. Lake Wingra, a perfectly damp environment for the American …

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Friends of Lake Wingra Participates in a Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey: Volunteers Welcome!

Friends of Lake Wingra has begun a new program to help understand and protect the amphibians that call our lake home.  We are working with a group of volunteers to listen for frogs and toads near the Vilas Lagoon throughout the spring and early summer to learn when each species is most active in the …

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