Red back salamander, Plethodon cinereus
Red back salamander (Plethodon cinereus)
Monitoring Protocols

Heyer, W.R., M.A. Donnelly, R.W. McDiarmid, L-A.C. Hayek, and M.S. Foster (editors). 1994. Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity. Standard methods for Amphibians. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington

Paton, P.W.C., B. Timm, and T. Tupper. 2003. Monitoring Pond Breeding Amphibians: A Protocol for the Long-term Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring Program at Cape Cod National Seashore. USGS and Cape Cod National Seashore.

United States Geological Survey and Pawtuxet Wildlife Research Center. 2004. North American Amphibian Monitoring Program.

Vernal Pools

Colburn, E.A. 2004. Vernal Pools: Natural History and Conservation. The McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, Blacksburg, VA and Granville, OH

Kenney, L.P. and M. Burne. 2002. Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools. Vernal Pool Association, PO Box 2295, Peabody, MA and MA NHESP, Westboro, MA. (reprinted 2009)

Mass Audubon. Pond Watchers Guide to Ponds and Vernal Pools of Eastern North AmericaMass Audubon pocket field guide series.

Amphibian Field Guides

Conant, R. and J.T. Collins. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston

Tyning, T. 1990. A Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles. Stokes Nature Guide. Little Brown and Co., Boston.