Kevin Hamed is a regular participant and field trip leader at the Mt. Rogers Naturalist Rally, and presented a great Friday evening program this past May, highlighting both the wonderful diversity and the real threats to the continued existence of the southern Appalachian’s mountain salamanders. Read more in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Related articles by Zemanta Why freeze salamander sperm? (holykaw.alltop.com) Salamander is world’s first photosynthetic vertebrate (mnn.com)