Category: Herp Feature

Garter Snakes

(by Jane Kolias) Garter Snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis) are one of the most commonly seen snakes in NH. They hibernate in the winter below the frost line, sometimes in communal dens

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Spring Peepers

(by Jane Kolias) Spring Peepers (Pseudacris crucifer) are one of the first frogs to start calling as soon as pond ice begins to melt. They over-winter under logs, in holes,

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