Barton Springs Salamander

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Dee Ann Chamberlain, an environmental scientist with the Watershed Protection Department at the City of Austin, has cared for the endangered Barton Springs salamander assurance colony since its origin in 1998. Here she tells about the trial and error process of developing a diet and substrate to support the salamanders in captivity, so that they might be available as a backup in case a hazardous spill or other catastrophe hurt the wild population.

Date RecordedDecember 15, 2023
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeDee Ann Chamberlain
LocationAustin, Texas
Time Code01:17:26