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New Vermont Vernal Pool Monitor Project Seeks Input

Are you interested in vernal pools? Maybe you're a volunteer citizen scientist looking for the next project? We'd love to have your help! VCE will pilot a vernal pool monitoring project with the help of citizen scientists in Vermont next spring, and we need feedback from you.

Having mapped the location of nearly 5,000 vernal pools across Vermont in partnership with Arrowwood Environmental and the help of many enthusiastic volunteers, we're taking the next step -- monitoring the health of these unique wetlands. While volunteers will still work to verify potential vernal pools as part of the mapping project, repeated monitoring of known pools is essential to establish a baseline of data with which to compare future changes, and to increase our understanding about these ...more ↓

Posted on November 06, 2017 02:33 PM by kpmcfarland kpmcfarland | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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It started with a simple question. How many species occur in Vermont? You’d think we’d know this for a small state steeped in a rich tradition of naturalists dating back to Zadock Thompson and his seminal 1842 work on the natural history of Vermont. But, the simple answer was, no one really knew.

We do know how many species there are of some of the popular taxonomic groups like birds ...more ↓

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Four Winds Nature Institute

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

Vital Communities

Northern Woodlands

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum

Vermont Entomological Society

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum North Branch Nature p Keeping Track

Otter Creek Audubon Society

The Vermont Reptile & Amphibian Atlas

One World Conservation Center

Merck Forest and Farmland Center

Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center

VINS

Birds of Vermont Museum

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