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Amphibian Egg Masses

OPB | March 31, 2011 8:30 p.m.

The METRO regional government is restoring thousands of acres of natural space in the Portland metropolitan area. To track the success of these long-term efforts, they rely on volunteers to watch over the sensitive amphibians who breed in these areas during the Winter. We follow volunteer wildlife monitor Akiko Onuma from Hawaii as she marvels at the egg masses and gets a feel for Oregon’s chilly wetlands in February.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Jule Gilfillan
Videographer/Editor: Todd Sonflieth
Videographer: Michael Bendixen
Videographer: Nicholas Fisher

More Information
Metro Website
Metro Volunteer
Metro Natural Areas Program

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Major Support Provided By:

  • Dorothy D. Gage and Dan Stanton

Additional Support Provided By:

  • Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
  • Christine and David Vernier
  • Coit Family Foundation
  • Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy
  • Lois E. Jones
  • Bonnie and Peter Reagan