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The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey: Update and 1984-97 trends [abstract]

OCLC: 42917615; published as OCLC: 45165303 ; see MERRIAM QL667 .I58 2000
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Abstract

The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey (WFTS) is a volunteer-based, roadside auditory count that began in 1981. It's protocols were recently modified for continent-wide use by the North American Amphibian Monitoring Plan (NAAMP). In 1997 we initiated a study to compare data collected by the WFTS and NAAMP protocols, in order to guide WFTS transition from its current methodology to one more compatible with NAAMP, without losing the use of data collected since 1981. In this paper we present results from the first year of this study, along with results from analyses of WFTS data, including distributional maps, 1984-97 population trends, phenological information, and progress on a new web page.

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Publication type:
Book chapter
Publication Subtype:
Book Chapter
Title:
The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey: Update and 1984-97 trends [abstract]
Year Published:
1998
Language:
English
Publisher:
Milwaukee Public Museum
Publisher location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
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Larger Work Type:
Book
Larger Work Subtype:
Other Government Series
Larger Work Title:
Midwest Declining Amphibians Conference: A Joint Meeting of the Great Lakes and Central Division Working Groups of the Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force, March 20 and 21, 1998
First page:
16 (abs)