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Family Member Tour: Vernal Pool Walk

April 20, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

April is a big month for amphibians in Maine as they migrate to vernal pools to breed and lay eggs. During this walk, we’ll spend time exploring the many vernal pools at the Gardens in search of wood frog and spotted salamander eggs as well as other seasonal residents. Participants will learn how to tell the difference between frog and salamander eggs, what makes vernal pools unique, and gain an understanding of their important role in the forest ecosystem. This program is intended for children with an adult caregiver. Please register ONLY for the number of children in your group. This program meets at the Timber Frame behind the Education Center.



April 20, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Bosarge Family Education Center
Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME United States