After the designation of the Salado Springs complex as critical habitat for the Salado Salamander, a research permit was required to conduct tracer tests and install piezometers to study groundwater flow patterns in the complex. Ms. Stephanie Wong, a graduate student at Baylor University, spearheaded the permit application process on behalf of CUWCD, and a five-year research permit was awarded to CUWCD in February 2015.
There is still much to learn about the Northern Segment system. Collaborative efforts, monitoring, and data gathering are on-going. Below are reports generated from these collaborative efforts.
Below are some links to gather information regarding the listing of the Salado Salamander.