October 6, 2022
A 2022 research article reviews how vernal pools are defined and mapped, as well as synthesizes the impacts that forest harvesting has on vernal pool ecosystems. Read more below! Hoffmeister et al 2022_ID Mapping Management of VPs in GL Region_nrs_2022_hofmeister_001 (1).pdf
August 3, 2022
Interested in learning more about vernal pools and the Michigan Vernal Pools Partnership? Check out our news coverage from this past spring! MLive featured vernal pools twice, highlighting their biodiversity in, "Michigan's Short Lived Vernal Pools are the Coral Reefs of Our Forests", and fairy shrimp, "Where to Find Fairy Shrimp in Michigan's Woods This Spring"
March 7, 2022
The Michigan Nature Association, a Michigan Vernal Pools Partnership (MVPP) partner, in collaboration with the award-winning film crew of Fauna Creative, produced a new video called Ephemeral that captures the magic of vernal pools and some of the seldom-seen animals that rely on them. Watch the video here or at the link below. You can also learn more at the MVPP website, mivernalpools.com, where