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Amphibian Adventure: Dugger Mountain Vernal Pond

14 February, 2005 — A vernal pond is a special type of wetland that remains wet for only a portion of the year. A wide variety of animals like insects, frogs, crustaceans, and salamanders rely on these ponds as breeding grounds.

Join JSU’s Dr. George Cline ("Dr. Frog") and National Forest Ranger, Jeff Gardner as they explore the web of life supported in these temporary wetlands near Dugger Mountain. Participants who want to get “swampy” should bring waders.

Pre-registration is required. Transportation will be provided from JSU Martin Hall for a limited number of early registrants.
  • Date of Event: 2/19/05
  • Time of Event: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location of Event: Secret Pond near Dugger Mountain
  • Admission Charge: $5.00 per person
For more information contact Renee Morrison, LRCFS, at 782-5697 or

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