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April 24, 2014
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Schoolyard habitats

Cover boards placed on the forest floor provide “microhabitats” for many creatures. Flipped over for demonstration purposes, the underside of this board illustrates the decomposition process and reveals slug eggs, a red-backed salamander and hickory nuts cached by deer mice.


Evergreen’s Evaluation can be seen on Jose’s website at www.ottercreekenved.com/on-site-habitat-developent.html. In addition to his work with schools in Northeast Pennsylvania, he is also interested in assisting private and public schools in Sullivan and Orange counties in New York. Jose can be reached at 570/729-7288 or jjose@ptd.net.