Hilltown Families

On a rainy evening (or two or three) very soon, all over New England, when the snow and ice are almost gone, and the temperature is 40 degrees or more, frogs...

Families can explore and map local vernal pools all on their own! The process of inspecting, mapping, and tracking present species is quite a project to undertake as a family, but...

Searching for Spring Spring has taken its sweet time coming our way. I grew up in a city, and now I live in a smaller one with my family. As a...

Vernal pools teem with life but only for a short time. So here is my suggestion. Walk to the biggest hardwood forest area you can find. Take your kids. Take your...

Watch and See: Vernal Pools in Western Mass Follow a year in the life of a vernal pool in the Sawmill Hills of Florence, Massachusetts in this four minute video produced...