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Books

 Amphibians and Reptiles of the Great Lakes Region by James H. Harding

  • Paperback: 400 pages 
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press/Regional (October 1, 1997) 
  • ISBN-13: 978-0472066285

Reptiles & Amphibians of Michigan Field Guide by Stan Tekiela

  • Paperback: 172 pages
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications (February 28, 2004)
  • ISBN-13: 978-1591930495 

Pond Life: Revised and Updated by George K. Reid

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press; Rev Upd edition (April 14, 2001)
  • ISBN-13: 978-1582381305

 A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools by Leo P. Burne & Matthew R. Kenney

  • Spiral-bound: 77 pages
  • Publisher: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (May 2001)

Vernal Pools: Natural History and Conservation by Elizabeth A. Colburn

  • Paperback: 426 pages
  • Publisher: McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company (October 2004)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0939923915

Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America: Ecology and Conservation of Seasonal Wetlands in Northeastern North America by Aram J. K. Calhoun & Phillip G. DeMaynadier

  • Hardcover: 392 pages
  • Publisher: CRC; 1 edition (August 13, 2007)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0849336751

Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species by Michael Lannoo

  • Hardcover: 1115 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (June 15, 2005)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520235922

A Field Guide to Reptiles & Amphibians of Eastern & Central North America by Roger Conant & Joseph T. Collins

  • Paperback: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Fourth Edition (May 15, 1998)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0395904527

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians by The National Audubon Society

  • Turtleback: 744 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf; 1 edition (November 12, 1979)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394508245

Urban Herpetology by J.C. Mitchell, R.E. Jung Brown, B. Bartholemew et al.

  • Hardcover: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles (December 5, 2008)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0916984793

On The Web

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wetlands Home Page
http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetlands Inventory
http://www.fws.gov/wetlands/

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Frog and Toad Survey, Wetland Types http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79135_79218_79616_83198---,00.html

USGS’ Frog Quiz webpage
http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/frogquiz

FrogWatch online field guide
https://www.aza.org/frogwatch

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