California Vernal Pools
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Kids & Education Links 

Vernal pools are the perfect outdoor classroom. Vernal pools are miniature watersheds. They have nearly closed ecosystems with huge food webs. And they are on a spatial scale that kids can understand. Plus where else can you play with slimy critters and see thousands of wildflowers? 

Vernal Pool Links for Kids

Vernal Pool Links for Teachers

"Vernal Pools"
California's Gold with Huell Howser
Featuring Sacramento Splash and the
Sacramento Valley Open Space Conservancy

Copies of this video may be ordered through the 
California Native Plant Society;
please visit their online bookstore.

VernalPools.Org - dedicated to saving California's vernal pool landscapes

revised 01.03.2015