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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: 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, Folding Pocket Guide, Changes in our Team, End of Annual Fundraiser – March 10, 2023

Current Herp Activity Thankfully, since our last update, cooler temperatures and snows returned, keeping our amphibians in the ground where they belonged.  As a result, I have not received any reports of amphibians moving or calling above ground.  We did

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Herp Update: Fall migration activity, successful concert, spring salamander search—November 10, 2022

Upcoming Herp Activity tomorrow night, Friday, November 11 Herpers, I know that many of you have been out during the spring on a “big night” when many amphibians are moving from overwintering habitat to breeding or foraging habitat. Awareness of

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Herp Update: Concert, herp activity—October 25, 2022

Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey Fundraising Concert this Saturday in Salisbury The Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey concert, originally scheduled for a few weeks ago, had to be postponed since one of our performers had covid. All the players are

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Herp Update: Concert postponed, snake and amphibian migration—October 7, 2022

Patti Casey/Colin McCaffrey fundraising concert rescheduled for Saturday, October 29 Sadly, one of our performers tested positive for covid the morning of our scheduled fundraising concert, so we had to postpone the event. We have rescheduled the event for Saturday, October

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Herp Update: Fall turtles, Field trip with salamanders, Concert—September 19, 2022

Baby Snapping Turtle emerging from nest. PHoto by Pat Perry and used with permission.

Recent Herp Activity We have received quite a few reports of baby Snapping Turtles emerging over the last week (see the Pat Perry photo).  Snapping Turtles emerge from their underground nests in the fall of the same year that the

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