“The Helderberg Escarpment: A Herpetofaunal Hot Spot” on 2-10, at 2pm (Thacher Visitor Center)

The Helderbergs provide a diverse assortment of wildlife habitats including limestone cliffs, small caves, steep, forested talus slopes, headwater streams, and extensive wetlands complexes.  Alvin Breisch, NYS DEC Amphibian and Reptile Specialist (retired), has surveyed the Helderberg Escarpment area and identified the occurrence of 21 amphibian and 12 reptile species. This…

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