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New Hellbender Publications
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  • Spear, S.F., J.D. Groves, L.A. Williams, L.P. Waits.  2015. Using environmental DNA methods to improve detectability in a hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) monitoring program. Biological Conservation. 183:38-45.
  • Williams, L.A., and J.D. Groves. 2014. Prevalence of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis) in western North Carolina.  Herp Cons. Biol. 9(3):454-467.


Feast Like a Hellbender
Have fun learning about hellbender conservation in the Blue River watershed.
When: April 11, 2015
Where: O'Bannon Woods
            State Park Nature Center
            Corydon, IN 47112 
To register click on the link at the top of the page, download and mail in the registration form with payment. 

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April 11, 2015

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Everyone can do something to Help the Hellbender. On this website, you will find information about the hellbender, as well as household and farm management practices that can help keep our rivers and streams clean. People who fish and kayak can also learn what they should do if they see a hellbender in the wild.


The Help the Hellbender Project is a joint project involving partners from across the country. More information about our partners can be found by clicking on the highlighted states below or visiting our partners tab.

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