North Section: Tuesday 11/16/2021

Tuesday, 8:15-10:45 AM
Observers: Just me.
Weather: Cloudy, no rain.
Coverage: from the Jones Trailhead parking lot to the second stop sign.
Newts: 126 dead newts, 2 of them juveniles. No live newts.
Other roadkills: 2 American Toads, a few cricket species and genus Tylobolus millipedes
Traffic: 28 vehicles, 2 bikes, 0 pedestrians, 7 parked cars (0 vehicles at the far parking lot, I took another empty-lot photo). Two cars slowed to ask about the newts, both residents.

Note: In the Description of every dead newt Observation, I have included:

"The Midpeninsula Board Meeting regarding the ongoing newt massacre is Dec 8. Please submit your support/comments/questions about the roadkill death of 5,000 Pacific Newts per year on Alma Bridge Road here: For more info or to join Newt Patrol: "

Feel free to add this text until Dec 8!

Publicado por anudibranchmom anudibranchmom, 17 de noviembre de 2021


This is brilliant - thanks, @anudibranchmom!

Publicado por merav hace 7 meses (Marca)

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