Vernal Pools Part 1: "Super Frogs! Early Spring Wildlife of Vernal Pools" with Joy Marzolf of The Joys of Nature.
• WHAT is a vernal pool?
• WHO are the “super frogs” that live in the vernal pool early in the spring?
• HOW do these special frogs survive and thrive in these conditions?
• WHERE are some vernal pools in Wellesley?
• WHY are vernal pools important?
Joy Marzolf, former naturalist and educator for over 13 years at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary and now with her own company, The Joys of Nature, will provide the answers to your questions and provide tips for exploring Wellesley’s vernal pools.
Designed for children of all ages. Pre-registration is required.
Co-sponsored with the Wellesley Free Library, Natural Resources Commission, and Sustainable Wellesley.
The Wellesley Conservation Land Trust is our local 501(c)(3) non-profit land trust that protects 14 sanctuaries across more than 45 acres of natural land in Wellesley and bordering lands in Needham and Weston. More information about our mission, the sanctuaries and membership can be found at WellesleyConservationLandTrust.org.