Penny and Michelle did the final sampling event for the year on Saturday. It was drizzly, but we managed to miss the rain. There were freezes earlier in the week, so the water was cold! Surprisingly, the pond level was … Continue reading
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The Salamander Seekers (Penny, Jen and Michelle) visited Wetland 45 in March for the first monitoring event. We spotted healthy numbers of mole salamanders and southern cricket frogs. Two of the salamanders were missing limbs, a tail and a hind leg, … Continue reading
A little video update from the Vroegops on Ephemeral Pond #5 in the ANF Munson Sandhills off L.L. Wallace. I just couldn’t wait to see it, so I drove out in the rain on Saturday a.m., the 8th. It looked … Continue reading
We sampled our wetland today and were thrilled to find several species - frogs, salamanders, snakes, crawfish, dragonfly larva, and many other insects. The weather was gorgeous and we can’t wait to go back!
I finally had time to edit and upload the video I took during January 22nd training session which included the Vroegop Family (me & Mike) and the Broadway Family (John, Kristen,Johnna, & Mason). We will probably be adding to that … Continue reading
When you are dipnetting in the Munson Sandhills and come across a tadpole, here are some questions to help narrow down your species. Are the eyes toward the top of the head (like the pic) or more along the side? … Continue reading
This week starts the Adopt an Ephemeral Wetland project training! Six training events, held over the next month, will provide volunteers information about amphibian larvae identification and dipnetting techniques. Once trained, volunteers will select an ephemeral wetland within the Apalachicola … Continue reading