Mattaponi Wildlife Management Area
With perfect weather and eager participants, the Mattaponi WMA survey was a great success! We would like to thank Susan Watson and Jason Gibson for organizing the survey. We would also like to thank all VHS members who were able to attended.
A nesting eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta picta)
A nest of 22 northern black racer (Coluber constrictor constrictor) eggs.
|Dominic with an eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina).||Caroline holding a little brown skink.|
|subadult bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)||
little brown skink (Scincella lateralis)
|Steve shows that a bullfrog in hand is worth two in the swamp.||Matthew with a young yellow bullhead catfish (Ameiurus natalis).|
|female eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)||Susan with an eastern ratsnake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis).|
|Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri)||spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)|