Thursday, July 2, 2009

Sacramento Digital Stories: Mather Field Vernal Pools

The fields adjacent the Mather AFB housing area, now Mather Field, in Sacramento County, have not been grazed or cultivated for over 70 years. There is a variety of wildlife in this protected habitat, including the flora and fauna of the Mather Field vernal pools.

This is one of the Digital Stories created by sacramento Public Libary. All of these stories may be viewed at

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Written and Narrated by Gerald F. Ward
Photography by Gerald F. Ward
Some Images provided by the following
U.S. Government Agencies:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ground Squirrels by Gary R. Zahm

Tiger Salamander by Michael Van Hatten

Western Toad & Western Spadefoot by James Bettsao

National Biological Information Infrastructure

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Fermilab Ecology Images

Red Tail Hawks by Tim Koeth

National Park Service Sounds and Images

U.S. Geological Survey Soundwaves Images

Bullfrog by Chris Brown

U.S. Geological Survey Western Ecological Center

California King Snake by Chris Brown

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