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Informing Amphibian Conservation: Non-breeding Season Movement and Habitat Use in Three Species of Pond-breeding Frogs

Hometown: Great Falls, Virginia 

Department: Biology

Advisor: Matthias Leu

 

Current amphibian conservation is focused largely on protecting breeding ponds. However, many species spend the majority of the year away from ponds, and little research has been done on nonbreeding season habitat. My Honors Thesis investigates nonbreeding season movement and habitat use in three species of native frogs (Green Tree Frogs, American Toads, Fowler's Toads). This research will allow for more informed amphibian conservation planning.

All William & Mary Honors Fellowships fundraising supports the Charles Center Honors Fellowships Fund. Direct support for individual undergraduate research projects is distributed by the Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence

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