Author: Jim Andrews

Herp Update: Amphibian Migration, Vernal Pools – April 3, 2024

Herp Activity Amphibian Migration Continues in Fits and Starts Herpers, since our first significant amphibian migration almost one month ago on March 5, winter has returned and left a couple times.  I don’t think that the temperatures ever got cold

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Herp Update: Amphibian Migration Interrupted, Fundraising Goal Reached, Upcoming Events

Amphibian Migration Interrupted Herpers, after our first major amphibian migration of the year two weeks ago, conditions have not been great to get out and see or help with amphibian migrations.  Here in the Lake Champlain Basin we had appropriate

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Herp Update: Amphibian Migration Begins, Annual Fundraiser – March 7, 2024

Amphibian Migration Begins Herpers, Kate Kelly here, filling in for Jim Andrews.  With the warm rains on Wednesday of last week, there was some sparse amphibian movement (just a handful of Wood Frogs and a Northern Leopard Frog).  But, two

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Herp Update: Possible Upcoming Herp Activity, Annual Fundraiser – February 26, 2024

Possible Upcoming Herp Activity Watching this Wednesday night Herpers, my wife and I have traditionally taken our vacation in late February and returned before the first amphibian migration.  It looks like amphibians might be on the move this week while

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Herp Update: Recent Herp Activity, Fundraiser, Presentations – February 11, 2024

Recent Herp Activity A few amphibians on the move Last night with Snow Drops blooming in our front yard (see Kris Andrews photo below) temperatures at 41 F, and roads wet and muddy here in Salisbury, I headed out to

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Herp Update: Recent Herp and Human Activity – January 22, 2024

Annual Fundraiser As I hope you know, we are in middle of our annual fundraiser.  We have now raised $8,358 of our goal of $20,000 for this year.  Our thanks to the 81 people who have contributed so far.  If

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Herp Update: Fundraising, activity (herp and human), events – January 10, 2024

I hope you all survived our storm without too much damage. We have power and only small branches down here in Salisbury, but other Herp Atlas staff are without power, phone, or wifi at their homes. Update on Our Annual

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Herp Update: Amphibians moving, December reptiles – December 11, 2023

Folks, as a result of the number of people who have requested to receive our Herp Updates, we moved to a new format using Mailchimp. Please do forward this e-mail to anyone you think would be interested. They can subscribe

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Herp Update: Amphibians moving, Winter reports, Annual report – November 18, 2023

Recent Herp Activity Amphibians still on the move With temperatures above 50 F and rains that started around 6 PM, I headed out to Morgan Road here in Salisbury last night before going to bed. In one pass through the

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Herp Update: New Format & Recent Sightings – October 27, 2023

New Format and Recent Sightings Folks, as a result of the number of people who have requested to receive our Herp Updates, we have moved to a new format using Mailchimp. For friends and family to subscribe: visit vtherpatlas.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=63c5df7985d413f2ea204e690&id=c48959eb4b&e=f3cfc2a496 There

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