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!”


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”