Johnson Ferry Intermittent Trail Closures
Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.
Eastern Narrow-Mouthed Toad
Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
Size: 2.2 to 3.8 cm long (¾" to 1 ½")
General Description: Small egg shaped body, plump, with pointed snout and a fold of skin across the back of the head. Skin smooth and reddish brown to dark gray. May have light colored stripes along sides of body. Mottled belly. Single spade on each hind foot. Male has dark colored throat.
Reproduction: Breeds April to October right after rains.
Habitat: Tends to hide under debris or decaying vegetation near the edge of water bodies; ponds, ditches, etc. Can burrow quickly into leaf litter or loose soil.
Voice: Call is a vibrant bleat sometimes with a short preliminary peep; the call lasts ½ to 4 seconds. Call has been likened to the bleat of a lamb or an electric buzzer.
Did You Know?
Jones Bridge spanned the Chattahoochee River from 1904-1922, falling into disrepair in the 1930s. Half of the bridge was "stolen" in 1940, neighbors didn't know the workers cutting the bridge were not authorized to do so until it was too late.