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