Author: Jim Andrews

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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Herp Update: Amphibians on the move & Fall Calls, Snake Monitoring Video, Non-native Species – October 17, 2023

Recent and Upcoming Herp Activity Amphibians still on the move After my wife mentioned that an Eastern Red-backed Salamander had found its way into her studio yesterday evening, I decided I should run over to our local amphibian crossing hotspot

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Herp Update: Still moving, annual report – October 11, 2023

Amphibians still on the move During last Saturday night’s rain, my wife Kris and I headed out to our local amphibian crossing (Morgan Road) for a quick look at amphibians coming out of the Leicester River swamp and heading to

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Herp Update: Snakes and amphibians on the move, Endangered Species Award, Presentation – October 6, 2023

Recent and Upcoming Herp Activity: Snakes on the move Herpers, I used to believe that the first frosts of the fall were the trigger that initiated snakes movement back uphill to denning sites.  On the first warm sunny day after

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Herp Update: Spiny softshells, Concert – September 19, 2023

Recent Herp Activity : Turtles Now that the water is starting to cool down, turtles will be basking more to raise their body temperatures to optimal levels for growth, digestion, healing, and all other bodily functions. We recently received some

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Fundraising Concert with David Fuerzig: Saturday, September 23 at 7 PM

Dekay's Brownsnake held gently in fingers of a human hand.

Herp Update: Special Edition Upcoming Fuerzig Fundraising Concert Saturday, September 23 at 7 PM here in Salisbury Folks, UVM pianist David Feurzig is on a mission to give free concerts in all the towns in Vermont.   Through those concerts

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Presentation on Selected Reptiles and Amphibians of Addison County

Jim Andrews holds a plaque of recognition.

Selected Reptiles and Amphibians of Addison County Wednesday, August 16 at 7 PM I will be giving a presentation titled: Selected Reptiles and Amphibians of Addison County here in Salisbury at our local meeting house/congregational church this Wednesday at 7

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Herp Update: Current Herp Activity – August 2, 2023

Current Herp Activity Snakes We monitor the populations of snakes at a site in Lincoln that is part of the Colby Hill Ecological Project.  At this site we have put out a series of 45 slate sandwiches with wooden spacers

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