Use irrigation systems for amphibian sites
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Conservation of some species may require intensive management such as the redistribution of water resources. This could be achieved by using irrigation systems. Irrigation sprayers have been used to manipulate water at toadlet breeding sites (Mitchell 2001).
Mitchell, N.J. (2001) Males call more from wetter nests: effects of substrate water potential on reproductive behaviours of terrestrial toadlets. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 268, 87–93.