This Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum), is a three-inch long burrowing amphibian that dwells in hardwood forests prone to periodic flooding from rainfall. Adult marbled salamanders live amid leaf litter where they find earthworms and insects to eat. In autumn, adult salamanders migrate to isolated woodland pocket ponds to reproduce. After mating, the female seeks shelter… Continue reading HAVE YOU SEEN THIS SALAMANDER?

Update from NENHC

This has been another busy year for the Northeast New Hanover Conservancy! Hurricane Florence was not kind to our conservation areas and we have been working on cleaning up the nature trails and some of the conservation areas near residences. We are fortunate that the adjacent landowners are helping by removing broken trees when it… Continue reading Update from NENHC