Vernal pools in New Jersey, USA


When you’re making a garden pond for wildlife its good to have some natural ponds in mind for ideas.

This short article from Gloucester County in New Jersey on vernal ponds is a brief intro to the wildlife of these naturally formed ponds – and they turn out to be pretty much like ponds everywhere, whether they are made by people or nature.

Put these co-ordinates into Google Earth to see a vernal pool in Gloucester county: 39°40’53.64″N, 75° 5’20.38″W.

And this is a pretty advanced looking mapping system for NJ vernal pools.


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