Catching and Raising Salamanders and Toads!

I first got the idea for this post from Erin Burton’s post “Tadpoles: Catching, Raising, and Observing Metamorphosis” on her blog, Unbound Roots. I knew that I would be catching and raising both salamanders and frogs over the summer, so I planned to do a similar post on my adventure!

If you are new here and don’t know much about me, I am an avid herper. Don’t get the wrong idea, this is someone who goes out and actively looks for reptiles and amphibians. What can I say…I love the creepy-crawlies! While my boyfriend was in Wyoming with me this summer, we were trying to find as many reptile/amphibian species as we could. Among the list of snakes and lizards, this also included frogs, toads, and tiger salamanders. Continue reading “Catching and Raising Salamanders and Toads!”

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The Wonders of Grassy Waters Preserve

As a lover of nature and all things wildlife, one of the best things about now living in Florida is the year-long access to gorgeous parks and preserves. I took some time last month exploring a few of the walking paths in the Grassy Waters Preserve in West Palm Beach, FL (there are five total). Continue reading “The Wonders of Grassy Waters Preserve”