Tag: salamanders

Herp Activity

Herpers, with sun and warmer temperatures arriving over the weekend and through yesterday, many of the later-season, warmth-loving reptiles and amphibians became active. Large-bodied snakes like Eastern Ratsnakes and Timber Rattlesnakes were emerging from their dens. Painted Turtles, Northern Map

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to Herpers: catching up, volunteers for data gaps

Herpers, reports are pouring in. Thanks for sending them in. I am still about 50 reports behind, so it will take me a while to catch up. Spring has now arrived statewide. A small group of volunteers joined me to

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to Herpers: Spring Amphibian Migration

Herpers, reports coming in from last night reflect what we had suspected: most of the early amphibian migration to wetlands in the Lake Champlain Basin has ended and Steve Parren and others report the earliest breeders (Blue-spotted Salamanders and Wood

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Road Crossings for Salamanders: new report

Here’s some good reading for us! There’s a new report out from the Agency of Transportation: Where Do Salamanders Cross The Road? Development Of A GIS Model To Identify Amphibian Road-Crossing Hotspots Authors are Steven D. Faccio, Sean W. MacFaden,

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Herpers update: mostly Blue-spotted, not much movement

Herpers, Kate K found a single Blue-spotted Salamander on North Street in New Haven around 20:30 last night and Kiley B and I found 24 Blue-spotted Group Salamanders and one Wood Frog crossing Morgan Road here in Salisbury at about

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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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