Every year, on the first warm, rainy nights of spring, thousands of amphibians migrate to vernal pools and other wetlands to breed. Many are killed when their journeys take them across roads. To reduce amphibian roadkill, the Harris Center for Conservation Education coordinates volunteer Salamander Crossing Brigades, who move migrating amphibians across roads by hand, keeping count as they go.

Nearly 300 people volunteered with our Crossing Brigades in 2023, providing safe passage for 6,386 individual amphibians at 33 different crossing sites in the greater Monadnock Region.

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