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12th Annual Salamander Festival

Presented by Friends of Shades Creek at Homewood Senior Center, Homewood AL

Jan 30 2016
12th Annual Salamander Festival

Why: To celebrate the migration of spotted salamanders and learn more about them. Spotted salamanders spend nearly their entire lives underground living in forest burrows. They come out once a year to mate and lay their eggs in a vernal pool (a wetland pool that dries up in the summer). Spotted salamanders need habitat in a forest and in wetland pools. Spotted salamanders are harmless, cute and cool. At the salamander festival you will learn more about different kinds of salamanders from

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No admission charge.


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Additional time info:

The festival begins at 3:00, but you can go on a nature hike at Patriot Park at 2:00, before the festival.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Homewood Senior Center

816 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL 35209

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