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Could a frog block 460?

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WINDSOR — Threatened amphibians, a historic house and the watershed for Norfolk’s water supply are three issues that have arisen as VDOT surveys the area targeted for the Route 460 northern bypass around Windsor.

Isle of Wight is one of just five counties that are home to the barking treefrog, considered a threatened species by the state.

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries asked VDOT to look for the barking treefrog, as well as two threatened salamanders — the Mabee’s salamander and the eastern tiger salamander. ...(Subscribe!) 

 

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