Salamanders

Exploring Nature, February 2024

Exploring Nature, February 2024

After a snowfall, look for fresh animal tracks to identify. Hunt for shed antlers. Maintain bird feeding stations with seeds and suet treats. In late February or early March, wood frogs and...

Our Month of March

Our Month of March

I probably laughed out loud when I saw this foot-in-the-mouth shot. I have no idea where the “foot” comes from. Is it part of the critter? Many of you are sending us your March submissions for the...

Salamander Incubator

Salamander Incubator

Spotted Salamander eggs. Photo © Dana Atkinson. “Sooooo squishy!” George exclaimed as he cupped a grapefruit-sized salamander egg mass in both his hands.His chuckles caused the jello-like cluster of...

It Always Rains on Salamander Night!

It Always Rains on Salamander Night!

Spotted Salamander. Photo © Dana Atkinson. “Grandpa,” said George, “why are we going out in the rain? In the DARK?”“Well,” I said, “because tonight is Salamander Night, and we’re going out to see a...