Tag: snakes

Herp Update: Metamorphs, First Racer since 2014, Spiny Softshells in Winooski River Delta, Turtles Nesting – June 18, 2024

Recent Herp Activity On a June 11 field trip to Sunderland; Kiley Briggs, Kate Kelly, and I found our first young-of-the-year Wood Frogs. Chris Slesar reported young-of-the-year American Toads in West Haven on June 9. These youngsters were fresh eggs

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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: New Format & Recent Sightings – October 27, 2023

New Format and Recent Sightings Folks, as a result of the number of people who have requested to receive our Herp Updates, we have moved to a new format using Mailchimp. For friends and family to subscribe: visit vtherpatlas.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=63c5df7985d413f2ea204e690&id=c48959eb4b&e=f3cfc2a496 There

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Herp Update: Amphibians on the move & Fall Calls, Snake Monitoring Video, Non-native Species – October 17, 2023

Recent and Upcoming Herp Activity Amphibians still on the move After my wife mentioned that an Eastern Red-backed Salamander had found its way into her studio yesterday evening, I decided I should run over to our local amphibian crossing hotspot

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Herp Update: Amphibians & Snakes on the Move, Annual Report – October 11, 2023

Recent and Upcoming Herp Activity Amphibians still on the move During last Saturday night’s rain, my wife Kris and I headed out to our local amphibian crossing (Morgan Road) for a quick look at amphibians coming out of the Leicester

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Herp Update: Still moving, annual report – October 11, 2023

Amphibians still on the move During last Saturday night’s rain, my wife Kris and I headed out to our local amphibian crossing (Morgan Road) for a quick look at amphibians coming out of the Leicester River swamp and heading to

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Herp Update: Snakes and amphibians on the move, Endangered Species Award, Presentation – October 6, 2023

Recent and Upcoming Herp Activity: Snakes on the move Herpers, I used to believe that the first frosts of the fall were the trigger that initiated snakes movement back uphill to denning sites.  On the first warm sunny day after

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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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Herp Update: Current Herp Activity – August 2, 2023

Current Herp Activity Snakes We monitor the populations of snakes at a site in Lincoln that is part of the Colby Hill Ecological Project.  At this site we have put out a series of 45 slate sandwiches with wooden spacers

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