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3/26/11: The Lives of Salamanders & Other Amphibians

3/26/11: The Lives of Salamanders & Other Amphibians

The Lives of Salamanders and Other Amphibians
Date: 3/26/2011
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
Cost: $5/person $15/family

Join us in celebrating the world of wet, slimy amphibians! This program and hike, led by Wildlife Biologist Becky Rosamdon, is perfect for the young and the young at heart -- A great way for your family to learn together. Participants will see several species of Mississippiís native salamanders and learn about the life histories of these fascinating amphibians. After this introduction, the more adventurous visitors are invited to participate in a salamander search, visiting wetlands in search of spotted salamanders and their eggs, and learning the answer to the question "What good is a puddle?". Call 662-252-1155 to RSVP today!

Becky Rosamond is a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She has a Bachelorís degree in Wildlife from Virginia Tech and a Masterís in Biology from Towson University in Maryland. Her masterís work focused on amphibian and reptile distribution and abundance. She has worked as the refuge biologist for the last 10 years at the North Mississippi Refuges Complex in Grenada.



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