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Amphibian Ecology

Amphibian Ecology is a field-based course designed to introduce students to the ecology, evolution, behavior and conservation of amphibians. We focus on amphibians in Maryland and nearby states (West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania). 

  • Finding hellbenders in the rivers of North Carolina
  • Scrambling up a mountainside to find slimy salamanders
  • Listening to green tree frogs while knee-deep in muck
  • Canoeing through a cypress swamp, looking for carpenter frogs ... check it out!