Gone to the Dogs: Conservation’s Star Canines » Frehly the Border Collie takes a break from his salamander-scouting efforts in Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico. Frehly is part of the Conservation Canine program that has teamed up with a crew of biology field technicians from Jemez Pueblo to conduct

Dogs: the conservationist's best friend? Their sensitive noses are increasingly being used to help with a variety of research activities. Photo: Karine Aigner

Dogs: the conservationist’s best friend? Their sensitive noses are increasingly being used to help with a variety of research activities. Photo: Karine Aigner

(ALL INTERNAL, LIMITED EXTERNAL RIGHTS) September 2012. Frehly the Border Collie takes a break from his salamander-scouting efforts in Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico. Frehly is part of the Conservation Canine program that has teamed up with a crew of biology field technicians from Jemez Pueblo to conduct a population survey of the endemic Jemez Mountain Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus). Photo credit: © Karine Aigner


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