Lansing, MI -(AmmoLand.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites interested volunteers to join in the Herp Atlas Project’s second Herpathon, taking place June 3 at Port Huron State Game Area in St. Clair County.
The Herpathon – a volunteer event to identify and collect information on amphibian and reptile diversity and distribution within Michigan’s unique landscapes – begins at 10 a.m. There also will be live reptiles and amphibians on display, courtesy of Nature Discovery.
Herp Atlas Project
Information collected at the Herpathon will be submitted to the Michigan Herp Atlas Project, the first statewide inventory of reptiles and amphibians ever conducted in Michigan. The project’s purpose is to document the distribution of Michigan’s reptiles and amphibians, collectively known as herpetofauna or “herps.”
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