The Spring Pools Institute is an advanced workshop on the
conservation of vernal pools & isolated wetlands and is designed for
adult participants (and mature youth with instructor approval). There
are presently two course offerings each spring, and each course is four
(4) days in length. Enjoy
delicious food, beautiful surroundings and lots of field time!
~ 5 hours in the classroom and 4 days in the field!!!
~ Rustic but comfortable bunkhouse lodging by the lake
~ A health form (no physical required), list of items
to bring, & other information will be sent as soon as your registration
form has been received.
Gain practical experience at interesting outdoor settings
See isolated, seasonal wetlands with
Encounter salamanders (Spotted, Marbled,
& Mole), wood frogs, and fairy shrimp
For additional information, contact Mike Hayslett
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs are
open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status,
national origin, disability, or political affiliation.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices,
services or other accommodations to participate in the Spring Pools Institute,
please contact us no later than two weeks prior to the date
assistance is needed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.