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Saturday, March 09, 2024

Salamander Stroll

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Come on out to Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve in Decatur and witness wildlife with regional experts from the Amphibian Foundation. Become ‘citizen scientists’ and perform an amphibian ‘bioblitz’ inventory of the preserve documenting salamanders and frogs in one of the last strongholds for amphibians inside of the perimeter! Everyone and their families are encouraged to attend and bring your cell phones to upload images of what we find to iNaturalist.

AUDIENCE(S): Adults, Families, High School, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Not Just Newts: Behind the Scenes with the Amphibian Foundation

Saturday, 03/16/2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

SOLD OUTAtlanta is home to a unique nonprofit dedicated to the conservation and research of amphibians amidst a global population decline. In 2016, the Amphibian Foundation formed to focus on conserving two of Georgia’s most imperiled species (Gopher Frog and Flatwoods Salamander). Since then has begun working on other native and globally endangered amphibians. Closed to the public, this is a chance to see the conservation collections and meet Foundation staff working hard to save [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, High School, Middle School, Elem. School, Adults, Preschool

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Biology of the Despised: Snapping Turtles

Sunday, 03/17/2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Amphibian Foundation seeks to elevate awareness of the global amphibian declines. Here in Atlanta, AF also works to address some of the urban pressures impacting reptiles as well. This year, we're dispelling myths about one strong jawed, misunderstood critter: Snapping Turtles. AF has been working with the community for many years to help people discern facts from fiction when it comes to our local wildlife. Come explore these awe-inspiring animals, and let’s see how [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults, High School, Middle School

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