Tag: amphibians

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff! Ever wonder what creatures live in the pond at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve? Nature Interpreter Stephanie shares more about the amphibians and reptiles that call this habitat home.

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Ever hear a chorus of sounds near a still body of water in spring? You probably heard one of the earliest creatures of spring, none other than spring peepers.

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Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff! Today, Education Manager Julie and her enthusiastic recruits share the sounds frogs and toads make. You’ll also meet a few frogs and toads up close.

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Frog in Highfield Discovery Garden

Frog crafts, calls, games, hikes, observations, catching and displays – all things frog took over Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve during the month of May. Staff and volunteers take this time to celebrate the changing of the seasons, as amphibians of all kinds make themselves known. This past month, more than 600 children visited this small patch […]

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Raising Frogs & Toads

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Woodland Mound is home to a few vernal pools, which began teeming with life in March. Vernal pools are temporary ponds, typically forming in the spring, that serve as a habitat and incubator for certain insects and amphibians. Frogs and toads were singing relentlessly near the vernal ponds around Seasongood Nature Center and piquing the […]

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