Tag: amphibian eggs

Herp Update: Amphibian Migration Last Night and Expected Tomorrow – April 11, 2024

Lots of Herp Activity Amphibian Migration Last Night Reports of amphibians on the move are pouring in.  Most of them are from last night and they come from as far north as Cabot and as far south as Putney.  Most

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Herp Update: Special Request, Current Herp Activity – April 24, 2023

Special request Herpers, I have been asked to be on Vermont Public’s Vermont Edition program this Thursday at noon.  It is an hour-long radio program from 12-1 that is rebroadcast at 7 PM in the evening.  Jane Lindholm was the

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Herp Update: Current Herp Activity, Amphibians of Vermont Pocket Guide – April 15, 2023

Current Herp Activity Herpers, this has been an unusual spring for amphibian migration.  Here in the Lake Champlain Basin we had early migration of good numbers of Wood Frogs, and Blue-spotted, Spotted, and Four-toed Salamanders and then it dried out

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Herp Update: presentation, frog math, creative names — April 25, 2022

Upcoming Presentation I am giving a presentation on Significant Reptiles and Amphibians of Monkton (and the Monkton Underpasses) for the Monkton Conservation Commission this Wednesday, April 27th. It is a hybrid presentation, so you can attend in person or through

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Herp Update

Herpers, there was lots of amphibian movement last night during the rains. Where I was along Route 100 in Granville, the rains did not come through until after 11 PM making for a late night. Still, the team I was

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Vernal Pool Video by K. Briggs

Kiley Briggs of the Orianne Society put together an excellent video on vernal pools.  It is roughly 30 minutes long and covers vernal pools, amphibians that use them, egg-mass ID, and a few invertebrates that use vernal pools.  It is

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Need some good questions

Note from Jim: Herpers, I will be joining Jane Lindholm on VPR’s Vermont Edition this Tuesday May 12 from 1 to 2 PM for a Vermont herp discussion.  We usually do this about once a year and it is a

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to the Herpers: Spring Amphibian Update

a note from Jim Herpers, the warm weather of last weekend generated scores of reptile and amphibian reports. At our monitoring site in Lincoln (1,400 ft. in elevation in central Vermont), Wood Frog egg masses are mostly old and many

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Herp Updates

Herpers, there have been lots of reports of herp activity this weekend. Wood Frogs have been reported calling in full chorus from many towns and large numbers of their fresh egg-masses are now visible in ponds in the central Vermont

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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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