Month: March 2021

Herp Update: Safety, salamander crossings – March 27, 2021

Herpers, in portions of the Lake Champlain Basin everything came together last night.  Kate Kelly and I were investigating some previously unvisited locations in Rutland County.  On our return we swung by two crossing sites near Fern Lake in Leicester

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Herp Update: March 4 – watersnakes on the move

The warm weather last week brought Common Watersnakes out of their dens at at least two locations.  Both dens were located near open seeps and apparently were shallow and heated by the ground water (cold but above freezing).  For some