This e-book, part of the NANPA Handbook series, contains 70 pages of photography and natural history. It features images and observations from nearly a decade of vernal pool work by Steven David Johnson Photography, several fascinating photographic salamander behavior studies by Dave Huth, and essays on geology and conservation by vernal pools expert, Michael S. Hayslett.
Text and photography: Steven David Johnson Additional images: David Huth Forward and additional text: Michael S. Hayslett
Thank you to NANPA Executive Director Susan Day and the NANPA conservation committee for making this book possible. Thanks to EMU for granting the gift of a sabbatical to enable fieldwork and research time, and special thanks to AnnaMaria Johnson for graciously putting up with many late nights in the field and being so supportive of this project. - Steve
Content Editors: Michael S. Hayslett, Dave Huth Copy Editors: Julie Patterson, Anna Maria Johnson Readers: David Hand, J.D. Kleopfer