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SSI Doctoral Student the Focus of News Story about the Blue Spotted Salamander

SSI Doctoral Student Kristine Hoffman was featured recently in a news broadcast on Bangor TV stations Fox 22 and ABC 7.  The story highlights Kristine’s research focusing on the conservation and habitat of the blue spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale). Kristine is looking at the breeding ecology, habitat selection and life histories of  blue-spotted salamanders, including the distance they emigrate from vernal pools.

Kristine is a member on SSI’s Protecting Natural Resources at the Community Scale (Vernal Pools) project.

For more information see the news article on University of Maine website.

A video of the news story is available on Fox Bangor News website.  

 

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