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June 19, 2018–Ryan Wolfe
Spotted salamander © Tricia Stinnissen
Spotted salamanders spend the majority of their time underground and out of sight. However, every spring they emerge to breed and lay eggs in the low lying areas of forests ...
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 ...
April 21, 2016–Ontario Nature
Community Science•Nature Reserves•Reptiles and Amphibians•Wetlands
Vernal pool, Altberg Nature Reserve © Noah Cole
After a warm winter and chilly start to spring, I joined my Ontario Nature co-workers at Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserve for a good old-fashioned salamander sleuthing event, our first ...