Flanders Night Time Family Program On Vernal Ponds
March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On Saturday night March 23rd come discover and learn about Flanders’ vernal pools and amphibian breeding places! Vernal pools are fishless temporary spring ponds that form in the forest essential to many amphibians and other aquatic creatures. During this program, Ph.D. biologist and DEEP Certified Master Naturalist Edward Boisits will discuss the importance of vernal pools. Then the group will head into the night to try to get a glimpse of some pools and see what their nocturnal inhabitants are up to!
The group will meet at the Flanders Sugar House located a quarter mile up from the intersection of Flanders and Church Hill Road from 8-10 PM rain or shine. The Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. All ages are welcome and pre-registration is requested. Participants should plan on wearing boots and bringing flashlights and/or headlamps. Those interested may register online at www.flandersnaturecenter.org or call 203-263-3711, ext. 10, for more information.