River Road to close while amphibians mate

River Road in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will be closed for several nights over the next few weeks to protect migrating amphibians.

The earliest closures are expected to occur on Friday and Saturday, said Superintendent John Donahue.

Every year, there are a few spring nights when warm rains fall and myriad wood frogs, spotted salamanders, spring peepers and other spring-breeding amphibians suddenly feel the ancestral urge to search the environment for prospective mates.

Read full story HERE.


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Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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