Date: 3/5/17 8:11 pm From: bikenbird via NHBirds <nhbirds...> Subject: [NHBirds] ***NH Audubon Seacoast Chapter Wednesday March 8, 2017 Program - Vernal Pools and Breeding Amphibians***
New Hampshire Audubon Seacoast Chapter
Wednesday March 8, 2017 7:30 pm Program - Vernal Pools and Breeding Amphibians
As snow melts and groundwater rises in early spring, migrating wood frogs and spotted salamanders return to their natal vernal pools to breed. Which species breed in these pools and why? What are some of the other residents and visitors? What are some threats to vernal pools and management recommendations for property owners to protect their health and function? Learn about the life cycles of the vernal pool obligate amphibians. Naturalist Dave Anderson, Director of Education for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire (NH) Forests, will share the ecology and natural history of vernal pools and the NH wildlife species adapted to use these pools for breeding and feeding. This program is a perfect opportunity to prepare and get psyched for the coming frog and salamander breeding seasons at a vernal pool near you!
All are welcome to attend our Wednesday March 8, 2017 program which is free of charge at the Seacoast Science Center (wheelchair accessible), Odiorne Point State Park, 570 Ocean Boulevard, Rye NH (click here for Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/mfnQT ) . Refreshments are at 7:00 PM. Meetings begin at 7:30 PM. Entrance doors will be locked at 7:45 PM. For more information see our web site at http://www.seacoastchapter.org/programs . Cancellations will be announced on http://www.seacoastchapter.org/programs and this Google group.
Make any donation to the Seacoast Chapter in the tin on the food table and pick up a NH Audubon Seacoast Chapter sticker as a thank you!