Thursday, September 3, 2009

Teaching NJ's Herptile Wildlife Species


Southern leopard frog
seen in Double Trouble State Park,
Lacey & Berkeley Townships, NJ.
Originally uploaded by Brett NJ


The Division of Fish and Wildlife has a educational materials focusing on the state's amphibian and reptile (herptile) wildlife species.

The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey has assembled a resource package to help teachers educate students about New Jersey's reptiles and amphibians.

The package includes the Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of NJ and Calls of NJ Frogs and Toads CD, the Field Guide to Salamanders, Frogs and Toads of New Jersey's Vernal Pools and a teacher's guide full of activities and lesson plans for grades 5-9.

The activities are correlated to the state's Core Curriculum Content Standards.

Resource Package Flyer and Order Form (pdf, 50kb)

Below are links to pages concerning New Jersey's herp populations.

Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of NJ and related CD
Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of NJ and Related CD Order Form
Herp Atlas Project

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