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Spring Frog Walk

Enjoy an evening adventure walk with Dr. Bob Thomas (Environment Program and Mass Communications) one of the foremost herpetologists in the southeastern Louisiana area and a longtime environmental educator and naturalist. Come to listen and investigate dozens of species of frogs and toads. Learn how to identify frogs by their vocalizations and see alligators’ glowing red eyes. Walkers are guaranteed to see all sorts of nocturnal critters. Reservations are required.


Meeting logistics

Reservations Required. Reserve your spot by Thursday, April 20th. 
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 6:45 pm to approximately 11:00 pm
Contact: Kimberly Kahn · kjkahn@loyno.edu or 865-2599
Location: Next to the RecPlex (where the university vans are parked)

We will meet at the vans next to the RecPlex at 6:45 pm and leave promptly at 7 pm. Return time will be around 11 pm. If you wish to drive and/or carpool separately, you will be given a map to the site we are visiting –Coquille Trail. If you want to meet us there, email rathomas@loyno.edu for a map.

What to bring 

You'll want to bring the following items:

Dress comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for walking on a rocky trail.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and consider bringing a camera and umbrella. Also, bug spray if you are bugged by bugs. 

This trip is free and open to all Environment Majors, Minors, International Students, faculty, and staff, but please reserve your spot ahead of time by contacting Kimberly Kahn at kjkahn@loyno.edu or call (504) 865-2599. Website:http://cas.loyno.edu/environment/spring-frog-walk Facebook: www.facebook.com/loynoenvironment

 

Check out these different frog calls  - includes all state frog species.