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A Blue View: A Look at Vernal Pools

See Vernal Pools Up Close
The Vernal Pool Association has an amazing collection of images. From a look at vernal pool areas in all seasons and a peek at the many animals that live in and around these fascinating habitats, click here.

More About Marbled Salamanders
These distinctive looking reptiles are found in and around vernal pools in Maryland. Find pictures here.

Jack Cover, general curator of National Aquarium
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Vernal Pools
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Characteristic Mid-Atlantic Wetland Type - Vernal Pool

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