Naturalist Nights: Spring Session- Vernal Pools

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Date(s) - Tuesday June 9th, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: White Pine Program

Office, 170 Cider Hill Road York, Maine (potluck). Highland Farm Preserve, 321 Cider Hill Road, York, Maine (Field Work)

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Registration: Pre registration is suggested. Drop in attendance welcome.

Description: Join White Pine Program instructors for an evening learning and exploring about the biodiversity and importance of vernal pools. Vernal pools are critical breeding grounds for a variety of amphibians, invertebrates such as fairy shrimp, and endangered or threatened turtles, such as the Spotted turtle and Blandings turtle.  They are also important foraging areas for a variety of animal species. We’ll investigate a few significant vernal pools up close to get a better idea of how unique and special they are this time of year. For More Info – Click Here