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Conservation Assessment for the Van Dyke's Salamander (Plethodon vandykei) Version 1.0Author(s): Deanna Olson; Charlie Crisafulli
Source: Online only: Interagency Special Status/Sensitive Species Program (ISSSSP)
Publication Series: Miscellaneous
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionWe provide a comprehensive synthesis of the biology and ecology of the Van Dyke's Salamander, review known and suspected threats, and outline alternative management considerations. This species is agency sensitive and is listed as a Survey and Manage species under the Northwest Forest Plan. This document will aid Forest Service Region 6 forest managers and biologists in planning for projects within the species range in Washington, especially on National Forests in the Olympic Peninsula and Cascade Range.
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CitationOlson, Deanna H.; Crisafulli, Charles M. 2014. Conservation Assessment for the Van Dyke's Salamander (Plethodon vandykei) Version 1.0. Interagency Special Status/Sensitive Species Program (ISSSSP) Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Bureau of Land Management. 56p. Online:https://www.fs.fed.us/r6/sfpnw/issssp/species-index/fauna-amphibians.shtml.
KeywordsPlethodontid, forest management, Washington, seeps, streams, riparian.
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