Vernal Pools Not Mud Puddles – June 1-2014. Nature Walk – Friends of Uplands Park

Vernal Pools Not Mud Puddles
Nature Walk hosted by Friends of Uplands Park
SUNDAY JUNE 1, 2014. 1 – 3 pm
Meet at the Uplands Park Sign on Beach Drive

2014 Vernal Pool posterUplands Park “mud puddles” are actually vernal pools in the endangered Garry Oak Ecosystem. Many of the 22 rare plant species in Uplands Park are associated with wetland vernal pool ecology.

Discover these pools with botanist James Miskelly, And Friends of Uplands Park Co-Chair Margaret Lidkea and learn how they are formed and discuss how you can protect them

Wear waterproof shoes or boots, bring your camera and enjoy seeing some of the smallest and rarest plants ever.

PDf of poster:  2014 Vernal Pool poster

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