This vernal pool is being monitored for water temperature,
water depth and inhabitants, as well as other observations.
Year round photographs help document changes.
Our data is available at CitSci.org
SEVERAL more vernal pools have been located in our region that are significant and worthy of both stewardship and protection. Mike Hayslett will lead the efforts with our Chapter for monitoring these precious repositories of species.
Spotted salamanders are disappearing at a rate of 4% a year from loss of habitat and other threats.