Eye of Newt & Toe of Frog: Winter Amphibians in the East Bay Regional Park District 

Image of Yellow-eyed Ensatina

With the Bay Area wet season upon us, it’s time for amphibians! Hear some amazing stories about the different species of frogs and salamanders who live in the area, including how some local amphibian populations are helping us understand big environmental issues like climate change and pollution.

Part of our Naturalist Talks series. To register, email engagement@oaklandlibrary.org. Or watch live on Facebook by visiting the Oakland Library Facebook page.

Every other month, the Oakland library hosts a fun and engaging talk about local natural history, presented by naturalist Constance Taylor of East Bay Regional Parks. Constance Taylor is a Naturalist and an amphibian enthusiast.  

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco. The system comprises nearly 125,000 acres in 73 parks, including over 1,250 miles of trails. They acquire, manage, and preserve natural and cultural resources for all to enjoy now and into the future.

Image of Yellow-eyed Ensatina (Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica) by Flickr User Greg Schechter via Wikimedia and Creative Commons


Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm


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