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Vernal Pool Exploration

April 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Vernal PoolTHIS PROGRAM IS FULL.  Registration is closed.  Please contact office@RIWPS.org if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.

Tour the vernal pools in Richmond area with Drs. Peter Paton and Nancy Karraker, University of Rhode Island, Dept. of Natural Resources Science. These seasonally flooded depressions found on soils with an impermeable layer are a miniature ecosystem. Special attention will be paid to the ecology of pool breeding amphibians that thrive in this specialized habitat.

Light walking. Dress appropriately for the weather.

Number of Participants: Minimum 6; Maximum 16

Preregistration required.  (Directions will be sent those who register.)



April 18, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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