Category: education

Snakes and Dead Creek Day

Herpers, this is the time of year to find snakes on the roads when you are out walking, biking, or driving (slowly).  Snakes are now mowing from foraging areas to denning areas on warm sunny fall days and that means

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Event: Cornwall Walk, May 18

Come for A Walk in the Woods, as we join Jim Andrews for the Follow-up Walk of “Slippery Creatures: Salamanders and Frogs!” We’ll look for vernal pools in the woods, with salamander and frog eggs, as well as see them

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Protecting amphibians (video interview with Jim)

Enjoy this brief video interview with Jim about conserving amphibians Via NBC Boston at https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/vt-researcher-aims-to-protect-amphibians-from-car-tires-other-threats/123450/

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Event: Amphibians and more in the Black River Watershed (April 23, 2019)

Herpers, if you are interested/available, and live somewhere near Craftsbury. I have a presentation coming up tomorrow night. See below. 2019 COC Forestry and Conservation Seminar Series: Changes in the Forests and Fields Around Us – a deep dive into

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to Herpers: Amphibian Migration

Herpers, here in Salisbury we hosted one of our public education nights on Morgan Road last night. We had 43 people on site and monitored and moved amphibians for two hours from 8 AM to 10 AM. Despite the conditions

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to Herpers: conditions for seeking migrating amphibians

Herpers, I have been watching the weather forecast carefully for tonight to see if it would be a good night for amphibian migration. I look for a few predictors. I want to make sure that where I am going to

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to Herpers: are the conditions right yet?

Herpers, one of my students just asked if the weather conditions forecast for tomorrow night might be appropriate for amphibian movement.  They might.  Looking at the current forecast though, it would be best after midnight.  Currently the percent chance for

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Dr. Andrews presents: Establishing Baseline Distribution Data on Vermont’s Reptiles and Amphibians

This video of Jim’s presentation at last fall’s Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC) annual meeting was just put on line. In case you weren’t able to attend, you can watch it here: Establishing Baseline Distribution Data on Vermont’s Reptiles and

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Events: Slippery Creatures (Cornwall, Feb 27) and Snake + Lizard Neighbors (Fair Haven, March 3)

We have two local presentations coming up. The first is in Cornwall at the Elementary School on Wednesday, February 27th at 7 PM and is Slippery Creatures of Cornwall: Salamanders and Others!  It is brought to you by the Cornwall

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Two Upcoming Presentations by Jim Andrews on Vermont Reptile and Amphibians

email from Jim: Herpers, FYI. I have two local presentations coming up. The first is in Cornwall at the Elementary School on Wednesday, February 27th at 7 PM and is titled: Slippery Creatures of Cornwall: Salamanders and Others!  It is

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