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Toad Trek

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Date: September 10, 2011
Time: 10:00 am
Location West Mountain McManus Open Space
Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $7.00
Summary:
Is it a toad or is it a frog, that is the question? Join us in a Toad Trek and learn the answers. All ages are welcomed on this easy informational hike.
Detailed Description:

This program will begin with a brief introduction to toads and frogs, with an opportunity to examine their adaptations and listen to their fascinating calls. The Toad Trek will continue with a field walk through this beautiful Open Space in search of toads and their kin. Discussion will include how these small amphibians prepare for winter. 

This program is for all ages.  Long pants and rain boots for protection from the mud plus tick protection are recommended. 

Participants can find parking and the trail entrance for the West Mountain McManus Open Space property along roadside of Oscaleta Road, 0.4 mile from the intersection of Oscaleta and West Mountain Roads (across the street from the Reed Open Space section.  Click here for map and open space information.

Discover Center Members are free, Non-members are $7 per person

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