Category: support

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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2024 Fundraiser

2024 Fundraiser Five years ago we organized our first fundraiser. It was motivated by a decline in our regular grant funding, a pressing need to get all our data digitized for future use, and to assign accurate latitude and longitude

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Herp Update: Treefrogs, thanks to Intern – August 30, 2023

Current Herp Activity : Gray Treefrogs At this time of year we receive many reports of little emerald green frogs that are climbing on plants and homes near ponds and other wetlands.   Many people have a hard time identifying

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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: Current Herp Activity, Fundraiser, Eastern Musk Turtle – January 28, 2023

Current Herp Activity Now that more seasonal weather has finally arrived, reports have slowed to a trickle.  Just last week though we did have a report of a Common Gartersnake moving (slowly) underwater in a small stream.  We have received three winter

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Herp Update: DeKay’s and Donations — January 13, 2022

DeKay's Brownsnake on bare ground with a few dried autumn leaves. Photo by Susan Johnson and used with permission.

Current Herp Activity Herpers, although I have not been out at night checking myself, I am not receiving any reports of amphibians moving above ground during these recent rains.  At my house this morning it is raining, has been for

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Holiday Herp Update: Current Herp Activity, Fundraiser — December 25, 2022

Current Herp Activity Herpers, hopefully the above ground herp activity has ceased until the next warm and wet spell.  Though only two days ago on December 23, herper (and birder) Sue Wetmore reported hearing a calling Northern Leopard Frog when

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Our Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Fundraiser for 2023 is Beginning

Herpers and all wildlife lovers, it is time for our: 2023 Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Fundraiser Four years ago we organized our first fundraiser.  It was motivated by a decline in our regular grant funding, a pressing need to get all

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Patti Casey, Colin McCaffrey: concert coming —July 23, 2022

Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey playing Saturday, October 1 for a fundraising concert During our fall/winter fundraising drive, singer/songwriters Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey generously offered to perform for free to raise funds for the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas.

Herp Update: End GoFundMe ’22, field trip drawing, thanks to illustrators – February 1, 2022

Fundraiser for 2022 has ended Herpers, we shut down our GoFundMe site today.  We had a very successful fundraiser raising $24,424 for our work in 2022.  Thanks to everyone who contributed and helped make this drive successful.  If you were

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