This pond is home to a pair of trumpeter swans, ducks, geese and other waterfowl. The ponds and vernal pools throughout the Field Station provide habitat for observation and study of amphibians, invertebrates and wetland ecology.
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The James H. Barrow Biological Field Station, about three miles from the Hiram College campus, consists of 550 acres of land, with more than 200 acres of beech-maple forest, a cold-water stream, two ponds, old fields of varying ages, young forests, a two-mile interpretive nature trail, a waterfowl observation building and meeting center, a lab building with student research areas and natural history displays and an aquatics building that includes an experimental stream and two containment pools.