Events and Happenings
Last year, 2014, was the Year of the Salamander, according to the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Celebrate with us!
Take a look at the calendar (it might take just a moment to load). Attend a conference. Come on a guided walk. Help with your neighborhood amphibian crossing. Or book your own presentation or outing with us— great for classes, troops, and organizations. Or send us something to add to the calendar. Let us know what you’d like to see! We look forward to meeting you.
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology: Field Ornithology
Identification and field studies of birds, emphasizing resident species. Two weeks in summer. Co-taught with Dr. Allan Strong.
Course starts May 18, 2014. This course section is full, but let the University of Vermont and Jim Andrews know if you are interested in another session. Course an contact details at http://www.uvm.edu/~summer/course-detail/?crn=60061.
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology: Field Herpetology Lab
"We spend most of our time out in the field live trapping turtles, catching snakes, and uncovering amphibians."
Week-long course starts June 8, 2014. Register through the the University of Vermont (undergraduate, graduate, and continuing ed students accepted). Details at http://www.uvm.edu/~summer/course-detail/?crn=60124(undergraduate) and at http://www.uvm.edu/~summer/course-detail/?crn=60185.
This is the last summer we plan to teach this course! Beginning in fall of 2015, Jim will offer a fall reptile course and spring amphibian course, but no summer course.
Download the Course Promo Syllabus [PDF]
Download the Course Itinerary [PDF]
You also might find the calendar of Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation of interest.
Teachers, group leaders, community groups, kids, naturalists and many others have met with Jim Andrews and other Atlas staff and volunteers to learn more about reptiles and amphibians in Vermont. We offer slide shows, field trips and much more. Use the form below to start booking an event for your class, troop, organization, or community.