Life in Two Worlds: The Biology of Local Amphibians
Speaker/Guide: Twan Leenders
Location: Lakeside porch of the Youth Activities Center near Heinz Beach
Twan is President of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. He is a conservation biologist specialized in amphibians and reptiles, is an avid nature photographer and writes and illustrates field guides. Twan will discuss how local frog and salamander species rely on different bodies of water and explain how such habitat preferences have shaped these animals’ extremely variable and fascinating life histories. He will also take you on a journey to Thunder Bridge ravine to look for some real life examples.