Amphibians

Our first weekly feature will focus on amphibians and their migration to vernal pools, a type of seasonal pond, in and around the Scotia Barrens. Each spring these guys and gals saunter back to the exact same spot to find a mate often crossing hundreds of yards, a massive journey for a 2-inch creature!

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Inside Adventure

Salt Dough Leaf Impressions

Salt Dough Leaf Impressions

Visit these sites to experience this topic

Alan Seeger

Step back in time through the preserved old-growth trees.

Alan Seeger Natural Area

Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA

Lower Trail

Stroll along the Lower (pronounced lau-er) Trail and keep an eye out for rare bird species.

128 E 1st St

128 E 1st St, Williamsburg, PA 16693, USA

Spring Creek Canyon

The Spring Creek Canyon is a site or tremendous historic significance to Centre County and hosts a fantastic biodiversity.

Spring Creek Canyon Trail

Spring Creek Canyon Trail, Bellefonte, PA 16823, USA

Bald Eagle State Park

Get out and explore the trails of Bald Eagle State Park.

Bald Eagle State Park

149 Main Park Rd, Howard, PA 16841, USA

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Did you know that you have two types of wetlands in your own backyard?

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA

Black Moshannon State Park

Guests can utilize any of the park’s multiple trails to adventure along one of the coolest spots in Pennsylvania.

Black Moshannon State Park

4216 Beaver Rd, Philipsburg, PA 16866, USA

Scotia Barrens

Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and ecological significance.

Graysdale Park

Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA

This project was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, using Environmental Stewardship Funds, under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation and the generous support of Mount Nittany Health and the Hamer Foundation.

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