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Contaminant Effects on Frog Development at Great Bay NWR

Date Posted: February 10, 2003

The Service’s Chesapeake Bay and New England Field Offices are investigating Contaminant Effects on Frog Development at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington, New Hampshire. This investigation is a collaborative effort between the Service’s Environmental Contaminants Program, the University of New Hampshire (Dr. Kim Babbitt), and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Columbia Environmental Research Center (Drs. Ed Little and Christina Bridges). The project will be a coordinated effort to evaluate abnormalities and delayed metamorphosis observed at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Contacts:
Fred Pinkney, 410/573-4519 or Laura Eaton-Poole, 978/443-4661 x17.

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Last updated: February 13, 2013