Vernal Pools

Learn about vernal pool structure, wildlife species that use the pools, conserving vernal pools and where to find help in caring for them.

This webinar introduces participants to vernal pools. You’ll learn how to recognize the structure in both wet and dry times of the year, indicator species that make use of them, best management practices for areas around the pools, potential diseases affecting the animals that live there, how to register a vernal pool, and where to go to find wetland resources to help you care for your own vernal pools.


Betsy Leppo, Invertebrate Zoologist, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

In this webinar are multiple active links to resources. You can pause the webinar and click on the links to take you to the provided resources.