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AT: Introduction to Herpetology
November 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, November 2, 2016; 9:30 am – noon; 2.5 hours AT. Limit: 25 people
Eddie Gray Wetland Center in Baytown; Presenter: Tracey Prothro
Sign up at the October chapter meeting! Directions will be provided
Join Tracey Prothro, the Superintendent of Natural Resource Programs for the City of Baytown, and learn about our native amphibians and reptiles.
Texas is home to over 220 native and exotic species of amphibians and reptiles, more than any other state in the country. During this class, participants will learn about amphibians and reptiles found in a wide diversity of habitats throughout Texas. Participants will learn the common characteristics of reptiles and amphibians and what makes them different from other vertebrates. Participants will obtain hands-on experience in amphibian and reptile identification as they meet and greet some of the Wetlands Center’s reptiles and amphibians. Habitat loss and other causes of biodiversity loss will also be addressed.