News, events, and commentary from Jim Andrews and other members of the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian atlas. The five most recent posts are shown below; you can find others in our archive.

  • Northern Leopard Frog-pocalypse? No, but…

    Over the past week I have received many e-mails, phone calls, and reports of huge numbers of small frogs along the Otter Creek floodplains of Cornwall, Leicester, and Salisbury. Landowners report not wanting to mow their lawns; pool owners have
  • 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
  • Spring Amphibian Movement

    email from Jim: Herpers, one of my students just asked if the weather conditions forecast for tomorrow night might be appropriate for amphibian movement.  They might.  Looking at the current forecast though, it would be best after midnight.  Currently the
  • 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