California tiger salamander

Ambystoma californiense

Habitat: Grasslands, vernal pools/playas

Survey Window: Mar 1-May 30; October 1-March 15
• Larval survey: Three surveys, one each in March, April, and May; 10-day interval between surveys
• Drift fence survey: October 15-March 15; surround ponds and additional fences equaling 90% of site perimeter; traps open at night during rainy or humid weather; 20 trap nights per location