Monday, June 18, 2012

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Clifton Forge, Virginia

A Trip to Douthat State Park

The vernal pool at Douthat State Park is a haven for amphibians

Critters of the Day

How many of these did you see?

Eastern Box Turtle

A Green Frog among the duckweed.

Eastern Red-Spotted Newt

The metamorphosis of this tadpole into a frog is nearly complete.

A dragonfly emerged from this discarded nymph exoskeleton.

A spiny Buck Moth caterpillar.

Three Phoebe chicks in a nest in the information board at the picnic shelter.

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Updated 6/18/12