Vernal Pool Hike
Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On Sunday, April 13 at 1 p.m. join educators for a family-friendly hike on the grounds of the Cary Institute.
Explore vernal pools while searching for amphibians and insects that call them home. Learn about the extraordinary diversity of life that inhabits vernal pools, including egg masses, frogs, and salamanders, as well as their ecological importance and how their existence is threatened. Participants should be prepared for a hike off the trail path and the possibility of getting their feet wet!
The hike will begin at Cary East (Carriage House), located at 2917 Sharon Turnpike (Rte. 44) in Millbrook, N.Y. For more information call (845) 677-7600 x121.
When & Where
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
A not-for-profit environmental research and education organization. Focal areas include air and water pollution, climate change, invasive species, and the ecological dimensions of infectious disease.
Parts of the 2,000 acre research campus have been reserved for public education and enjoyment including hiking trails and internal roadways.