Ten tips for visiting a vernal pool

Everyone seems to enjoy a visit to a vernal pool whether its part of a school project, scientific research, or just for fun. Vern has "Ten Tips" for visits to a vernal pool. In true Vern style, there are actually 12 tips.

Vern's Ten Tips were written by Kara Nemergut in 2001 as an outreach project of the Field Biology class at Reading Memorial High School, Reading, MA.

1. Ask Permission
2. Dress Properly
3. Be Careful
4. Watch for Poison Ivy
5. Don't Eat Anything
6. Pack Properly
7. Keep It Clean
8. Be Careful with Animals
9. Be Gentle
10. Don't Damage Eggs
11. Take Photographs
12. Leave Everything There

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