SEVERE WX : Freeze Warning View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Endangered aquatic salamander found in Bankhead National Forest

U.S. Forest Service - National Forests in Alabama

According to the U.S. Forest Service, the aquatic salamander is endangered and is only found in the Black Warrior River basin.

Posted: Feb. 15, 2019 10:11 PM
Updated: Feb. 15, 2019 10:12 PM

Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama Power Company and USDA Forest Service recently conducted surveys in the Bankhead National Forest and trapped a Black Warrior Waterdog.

According to the U.S. Forest Service, the aquatic salamander is endangered and is only found in the Black Warrior River basin.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 36°
Florence
Clear
34° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 34°
Fayetteville
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 36°
Decatur
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 32°
Scottsboro
Clear
30° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 30°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

 

Community Events