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Discover Goodwin Forest Youth Series: Vernal Pools

When: 
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
Adults
Children
Families
Event Description: 

Join Master Naturalists Lynn Kochiss and guest expert Jim Bancroft on a vernal pool quest!  After a brief indoor show featuring frogs, salamanders, fairy shrimp and their habitats, we’ll venture outside to explore the amphibian pools next to the Goodwin Forest Conservation Center.  Equipped with nets, buckets, and magnification devices, we’ll collect and examine a variety of critters.  In addition to wood frog tadpoles and salamander eggs, likely discoveries will include damselfly larvae, diving beetles, green frogs and bullfrogs.  
 
All children must be accompanied by an adult for this program.
 

Inclement Weather: 
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Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.