Are you curious about vernal pools, their importance in the landscape and the animals that rely on them? Come hear about local efforts rescuing and studying frogs and salamanders as they cross busy roads to complete their breeding cycles. Learn about these ancient and incredible animals and their life cycles and what you can do to help their survival.
This talk will be given by Amy Green, Littleton Conservation Agent, and Scott Smyers, Vice President and Senior Scientist of Oxbow Associates, Inc. Mr. Smyers has studied the behavior and ecology of amphibian and reptile species native to the eastern United States for more than 30 years. Ms. Green has worked as the Littleton Conservation Agent since 2015 and serves on the Acton Conservation Commission. She has been recruiting volunteers since 2019 to cross over 1,000 amphibians in roads in both Littleton and Acton.