Much of the foodweb action in wet phase vernal pools happens on a
microscopic level. This video features clips of several aquatic
species making a living in a vernal pool. Those clips are
accessible through the individual critter accounts but the video
in its entirety is available here.
Check out these amazing videos of the tiny critters that live in
vernal pools, shot by the late, great Bruce Russell
of BioMEDIA Associates.
Watch Huell Howser discover vernal pools for the first time at
Mather Field. After years of receiving letters asking him to
visit California’s unique temporary wetlands, Huell interviews
vernal pool experts Eva Butler, Aimee Rutledge and Carol Witham
for answers. Huell takes a field trip through wet and flowering
vernal pools, uncovering their important history and role in our