Matthew Chatfield will speak on amphibians and reptiles native to Maine at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the North Dining Hall at the University of Farmington.

The free event is hosted by Western Maine Audubon.

“We share our forests, meadows and backyards with 34 species of frogs, salamanders, snakes and turtles. This talk will present an up close and personal view of all these amazing creatures, focusing on their natural history and ecology. Come and join us as we explore the beautiful and reclusive amphibians and reptiles that call Maine home,” Chatfield said in a news release from Western Maine Audobon.

Chatfield is an associate professor of conservation biology at Unity College.

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