Date: 9/7/17 5:51 am
From: Susan Braun <braun3112...>
Subject: Fwd: JVAS Field Trip reminder Wonders of Wetlands
JVAS has a field trip this Saturday. All are welcome.

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From: Susan Braun <braun3112...>
Date: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 8:49 AM
Subject: JVAS Field Trip reminder Wonders of Wetlands
To: <jvas-l...>

Wetland Wonders - Saturday, Sept 9: 1 pm - 3pm

Tour of the Northern Blair Rec Center Wetlands just north of Altoona,
Pa. Trip leader: Angela Spagnoli

Visit the Wetland Demonstration Area behind the Northern Blair County
Recreation Center. JVAS is supporting this wetlands restoration project by
Angela Spagnoli. This is a nearly 15-acre wetland, consisting of vernal
pools (seasonally flooded) and year-round inundated pools — making it a
vital ecosystem for many amphibian and reptile species, plants, and
birds. Come
learn about this project, the importance of this wetland and how Angie
plans to create a healthier, more functional habitat, as well as her plans
for community outreach. Contact Angela for more details: <aas5101...>
(814)889-5475 <(814)%20889-5475>

Directions to Northern Blair County Rec Center, 4080 E Pleasant Valley
Blvd, Altoona.

Pull into the rec center and drive behind the building. There is a dirt
road that runs parallel to the river alongside the ball field. Look for
the wooden sign which says "Wetlands Demonstration Area." Pull into the
grass right beside the sign.

https://goo.gl/maps/PamqXN254Ax

 
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