A Conversation with Educator-in-Residence Susan Rauchwerk
Mount Auburn is currently partnering with Lesley University thanks to a collaborative two-year grant from the A.J. & M.D. Ruggiero Memorial Trust, to assess the current state of the Cemetery as a wildlife habitat, implement new improvements, and create new … Continue reading
Gray Treefrogs are now “at home” at Mount Auburn Cemetery
This is the final year of the Gray Treefrog Re-introduction Project at Mount Auburn Cemetery. In 2014 and 2015 more than two thousand Gray Treefrog tadpoles were collected locally and released at the Dell Pond. In 2015 calling male Gray … Continue reading
Wildlife Action Plan: Amphibian Reintroduction update (2015)
With winter approaching, it’s time to note the highlights of this year’s cemetery reintroduction project for American Toads, Spring Peepers, and Gray Treefrogs.
Wildlife Action Plan: Coverboard Monitoring Project
Coverboard studies are an excellent way to determine the presence or absence of species of amphibians and reptiles without disturbing natural habitat. With this in mind, a coverboard study was initiated at Mount Auburn Cemetery in the spring of 2013 … Continue reading