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Zoom Into Nature: Vernal Pools

March 8, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us virtually for the presentation “Delve Into The Dark:  A Closer Look at the Secret Lives of Vernal Pool Inhabitants” with Judy Semroc. This program will take us on a photographic journey into the natural history, importance, and benefits of vernal pools. The inhabitants which call vernal pools their home are some of the rarely seen, but truly beautiful creatures in the natural world. We will delve into the dark waters of vernal pools & reveal the secrets below. Learn to identify notable vernal pool species and what makes this important, yet dwindling habitat, worth protecting.

Event details:
Tuesday, March 8 from 6:30 to 8 pm ET
Presenter: Judy Semroc, Field Biologist

About Judy Semroc
Judy Semroc is an area field biologist and naturalist, who spent the past 20+ years working in the Natural Areas Division as a Conservation Specialist with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. She has co-authored two natural history guides, Dragonflies & Damselflies of Northeast Ohio and Goldenrods of Northeast Ohio: A Field Guide to Identification & Natural History. Judy is also the founder of Chrysalis in Time‚ the first Ohio chapter of the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), and serves on the board of the Ohio Bluebird Society & Ohio Ornithological Society (Conservation Committee). As a former petroleum geologist and middle school science teacher, Judy loves to learn about and share her passion for the natural world through interpretive hikes, PPT programs and photography. Learn more about Judy’s latest adventures & offerings through her new company, Nature Spark!

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Organizer: Renee Boronka, rboronka@wrlandconservancy.org, 216-533-8761


March 8, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Renee Boronka