Madison Area Herpetological Society

MAHS Fall Field Outing-Central WI-2017

MAHS Fall Field Outing-Central WI-2017
Location: Central WI
Date: Saturday, September 30th 2017
MAHS recently trekked up to beautiful central Wisconsin for some amazing mid-fall field herping, with some great results! We found many of the areas herp and non-herp species that day, and it was a great time overall! We can’t wait until our next spring outing in May! Here is the tally of species found: Another successful MAHS fall field outing to central Wisconsin has concluded, and it was a great fall trip to always remember! We had tons of fun finding many different cool animals, herps and non-herps alike! What a great way to spend what may be one of the last herping opportunities of the year! Be sure to watch for our next upcoming spring herping outing for even more loads of fun to come! Be sure to watch for more group photos to come! Below is a list of species seen or observed on this outing: -Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) -Possible Gray Treefrog (Hyla sp.) -Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens) -American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) -Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans) -Redback Salamander (Plethodon cinereus) -Blue spotted Salamander (Ambystoma laterale) -Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) -Four toed Salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum) -Eastern Gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis) -Red bellied Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) -Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon sipedon) -Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)