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August 16, 2018–Jessica Ferguson
Community Science•Recreation and Events•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk
Wood frog, Sydenham River Nature Reserve © Dave Coulson
This spring, we set out to get the inside scoop on the secret lives of reptiles and amphibians. Despite garter snakes and green frogs being a common sight in many ...
March 16, 2017–Emma Horrigan
“A Mud-WHAT?!”…This slightly confused inquiry is one that I often get when I talk about Ontario’s largest salamander, the mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus).
February 2, 2017–Jenna Siu
Vernal pool © Scott Gillingwater
In honour of World Wetlands Day on February 2, let’s pay tribute to vernal pools. Due to their small size and transient nature, vernal pools are a type of wetland ...
August 26, 2016–David Coulson
Leanne Grieves, Grand River © David Coulson
“Look!” Someone says, pointing to the sky. Standing in an open field, camera in hand, I peer up wondering what has been spotted. Suddenly, a large brown bird swoops down, ...
August 4, 2016–Ontario Nature
American toadlet in hiding © Esperanza Salas
Last Saturday, twenty-nine people, ranging from long-time field naturalists to an eight-year-old amphibian enthusiast, gathered at Reilly Bird Nature Reserve near Deep River, Ontario in the hopes of spotting eastern ...