Burlington County hosting presentations about reptiles and amphibians

The Burlington County Division of Parks is offering free presentations about local amphibians and reptiles. Park Naturalist Jen Bulava will discuss Amphibians and Reptiles of Burlington County this summer at the EcoComplex in Columbus.

Residents are encouraged to learn about the frogs, toads, salamanders, turtles, snakes and lizards that live in this area. This presentation is suggested for adults and mature youth over the age of 10. Registration is required.

The Amphibian presentation: Tuesday, July 26 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m.

The Reptile presentation: Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

This program examines the cold-blooded and often overlooked and misunderstood creatures. Topics that will be covered include classification, special adaptations, behavior, worldwide conservation status and in-depth descriptions with pictures of the local species found in Burlington County.

The EcoComplex is located at 1200 Florence-Columbus Rd., (Exit 52A off I-295). To register for one or both of the presentations, call 265–5858.