Michigan Amphibian & Reptile Best Management Practices

May 16th, 2023 — Resources, Student Resources

HRM created the Michigan Amphibian and Reptile Best Management Practices (BMPs) Second Edition for EGLE, formerly the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), to provide an updated comprehensive guide to improve and maintain the viability of Michigan amphibian and reptile populations. Building off the information of the original manual, the Second Edition expands upon the success of its predecessor by incorporating expanded content sections and updated scientific research. Read More

Michigan Herp Atlas Brochure

May 23rd, 2021 — Resources

Several species that were recently common have experienced population declines or may be currently in decline. The Michigan Herp Atlas has become a valuable tool in monitoring these declining groups. This brochure can be printed and distributed to encourage people to submit to the Michigan Herp Atlas. Read More

Ethics of Atlasing

May 23rd, 2021 — Resources, Student Resources

Finding and observing reptiles and amphibians in the wild -refered to as “herping” – is a way to get to know the animals you share your habitat with. Handling wild reptiles and amphibians for education, documentation, or identification can be done safely for the animal and the handler by following a few simple guidelines: Read More