Frogs and Salamanders and Snakes in Your Backyard!

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The Moebius Nature Center in Aurora has a great program lined up at the end of May for all you nature lovers and wanna-be nature-lovers as well!

Learn how valuable amphibians and reptiles are and how to identify these backyard friends. You’ll feel very intelligent afterward and be able to dispel the myths and promote the facts to all your friends! For instance:

Did you know…

spring peepers do not climb high into trees, but hunt in low vegetation?

Spring-Peeper

spotted salamanders have been known to live up to 32 years and normally return to the same vernal pool every year?

Spotted_Salamander

the common (or northern) water snake is active during the day AND at night?

Common-Water-Snake

Right now the frogs are calling from the wetlands serenading their mates.

Salamanders are stretching their legs after a winter of hibernation.

Snakes are seeking the warmth of the sun to begin their season of activity.

There will be plenty to discover about these fascinating scaly and slimy creatures! Everyone in the family will enjoy this presentation by Dr. Jim Tomko.

Hopefully, if they cooperate, there will be some live animals to display! There is no cost to attend this program, but donations are greatly appreciated to help continue our programming.

There is no cost for this program but they do ask that you register.

Register Here.

The Moebius Center is located at 929 E. Mennonite Rd. Aurora, Ohio 44202 (just East of Sunny Lake Park).

The Moebius Nature Center exists to promote the enjoyment, respect, and preservation of nature through education to residents and students of Aurora and neighboring communities. Programs are free, but donations are greatly appreciated so they can continue to offer these free presentations throughout the year. Visit their website to see how you can donate!


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