Chytrid Swabbing

Amphibians are threatened by a chytrid fungus that is causing a worldwide decline in populations.  As part of a research effort we went out to some local sites to swab species of concern and send the samples to the lab to determine if they held the disease.

David Alexander is author of the Buzz Into Action & Hop Into Action Science Curricula.  He specializes in making nature accessible to people and wildlife.  You can follow him at

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