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Community questionnaire training in Guizhou

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Finding wild salamanders is not easy, especially if the populations are fragmented and have been heavily exploited. One way we can get information on current and historic salamander distribution, threats posed to salamanders and people’s perception of salamanders is to ask people who live in the surrounding area. At each site where we survey salamanders, the [...]

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International Conservation Planning Workshop for the Chinese Giant Salamander

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In May we held The International Conservation Planning Workshop for the Chinese Giant Salamander Conservation Breeding and Education Facility in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve (FNNR). FNNR was selected as the venue as it is the ideal location for a Chinese giant salamander (CGS) conservation breeding and education facility as the reserve was set up (in part) to [...]

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Wild Chinese giant salamander found in Guizhou

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In May this year we carried out more training in Chinese giant salamander field survey techniques. We were working just outside Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve and we had the fantastic fortune of capturing a wild Chinese giant salamander. This was a huge boost for the team. Not only were we able to demonstrate handling techniques but [...]

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