It's not easy being green, or brown, or spotted, but controlled burns might not be hard for toads

It's not easy being green, or brown, or spotted, but controlled burns might not be hard for toads

There is a general consensus that we don’t know enough about how fire affects Appalachian amphibians and reptiles. In a 2013 paper, Clemson University researchers took a step in the right direction by tracking American toads (Anaxyrus americanus) to explore how fuel reduction treatments affect toad breeding, mortality, and movement. 

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