Note: These references provided background information for the DRWA Vernal Pool Certification and Monitoring Project website.

  1. Colburn, E. A. 2004. Vernal Pools: Natural History and Conservation. The McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company, Blacksburg, Virginia and Granville, Ohio.
  1. Gibbs, J. P., A. R. Breisch, P. K. Ducey, G. Johnson, J. L. Behler, and R. C. Bothner.  2007. The Amphibians and Reptiles of New York State. Oxford University Press Inc., New York, New York.
  1. Hunter, M. L., Jr., J. Albright, and J. Arbuckle, (Ed.). 1992. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Maine. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Univ. of Maine, Orono, Maine.
  1. Kenney, L. P., and M. R. Burne, 2000. A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools.  Massachusetts Div. of Fisheries and Wildlife, Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program and Vernal Pool Association.

  2. Tyning, T. F. 1990. A Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles. Stokes Nature Guides. Little, Brown and Com