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2010 Events Archive

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March 2nd: Twisp, WA

Twisp River Pub in Twisp, WA
First Tuesday Lecture Series
The Wild World of Frogs - A presentation by Dr. Kerry Kriger
7:00 - 8:30pm.
Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Methow Conservancy.

Dr. Kriger will also be giving several talks at local schools during the day.

March 5th: Seattle, WA

Woodland Park Zoo
The Wild World of Frogs - A presentation by Dr. Kerry Kriger
For zoo staff only, sorry!

March 21st: Santa Cruz, CA

This special last-minute event marks Save The Frogs' public debut in our new home of Santa Cruz, CA. In an effort to promote the 2nd Annual Save The Frogs Poetry Contest and to raise awareness of amphibian extinctions, Dr. Kerry Kriger will be reciting Frog Poetry at an Open Poetry Reading sponsored by Poetry Santa Cruz.

2-4pm at the Santa Cruz Main Library, Upstairs Meeting Room

March 22nd: Watsonville, CA

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Amphibian Conservation Summit - 9am
Presentation by Dr. Kerry Kriger
By Invitation Only.

March 31st: Santa Cruz, CA

Ecology Action
The Wild World of Frogs - A presentation by Dr. Kerry Kriger
For Ecology Action Staff & Volunteers only, sorry!
12p-1p

April 7th: Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Public Library
The Wild World of Frogs - A presentation by Dr. Kerry Kriger
224 Church Street; 831-420-5700
Free and open to the public
3:00pm - 4:30pm

April 10th: San Mateo, CA

Herp World Expo
10am-5pm: Save The Frogs will host an informational table from
1pm: Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 30-minute presentation.
Expo entrance fee information available on event homepage.

April 11th: San Mateo, CA

Herp World Expo
10am-4pm: Save The Frogs will host an informational table from
1pm: Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 30-minute presentation.
Expo entrance fee information available on event homepage.

April 12th: Puerto Rico Radio WALO

Susan Soltero will interview Dr. Kerry Kriger about frog extinctions at 12pm PST. The interview will be in Spanish (with English translations), and will be accessible live via streaming radio by clicking the "Audio en Vivo" link at the right side of the WALO Radio website.

April 17th: Santa Cruz, CA

EARTH DAY SANTA CRUZ 2010
Save The Frogs will host an informational table at this free event that takes place from 11am to 4pm, rain or shine, in the San Lorenzo Park and Benchlands behind the County building. Stop by and say hello, and pick up a cool 100% organic cotton Save The Frogs T-shirt.

April 18th: San Francisco, CA

California Academy of Sciences
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving three 20-minute presentations, at 11am, 2pm, and 4pm.
The Academy is located in the Golden Gate Park.
Presentation is free, but the Academy entrance is not.

April 21st: Happy Kids Festival - Worldwide

At 5pm US PST (that's 8pm US EST!), Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving an online webinar for kids. This webinar is being organized by Australia's Happy Kids Festival. Sign up now!

Happy Kids Frogs

April 22nd (Earth Day): San Francisco, CA

California Academy of Sciences
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving three 20-minute presentations, at 11am, 12pm, and 2pm.
The Academy is located in the Golden Gate Park.
Presentation is free, but the Academy entrance is not.

April 24th (Earth Day Observed): San Francisco, CA

California Academy of Sciences
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving three 20-minute presentations, at 11am, 2pm, and 4pm.
The Academy is located in the Golden Gate Park.
Presentation is free, but the Academy entrance is not.

April 28th - Los Gatos, CA

Lakeside Elementary School

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger introduces the school's K-5 students to the wild world of amphibians and increases their interest in environmental conservation. This talk is not open to the public, sorry!

April 30th (Save The Frogs Day!) - Santa Cruz, CA

Monarch Elementary School

How long do frogs live? How many types of frogs are there? What do tadpoles eat? What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? How do frogs breathe? Do frogs have eyelids? Do all frogs live in the water? Where are poison dart frogs from? Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger answers all these questions and more as he introduces the school's K-5 students to the wild world of amphibians and increases their interest in environmental conservation. This talk is not open to the public, sorry!

April 30th (Save The Frogs Day!) - Sirius/XM Radio

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be on Martha Stewart Living Radio (Sirius 112/XM 157) this Save The Frogs Day (Friday April 30th) at 4:30pm US Eastern Time (1:30 PST). Maggie Mistal, host of “Making a Living with Maggie" will interview Dr. Kriger about ways to focus one's career on a cause or passion. Maggie is a career coach whom CNN has called one of the nation's best known career coaches.

April 30th (Save The Frogs Day!) - Global Webinar

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving a FREE Save The Frogs Day webinar that is open to anyone in the world who wants to log on and listen. This will be the first of many SAVE THE FROGS! Webinars on a variety of topics. “How long do frogs live? How many types of frogs are there? What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? Why are frogs disappearing worldwide and what can be done to save them?” Dr. Kriger will answer all these questions and more as he introduces the audience to The Wild World of Frogs in this inaugural Save The Frogs Day Webinar. The slideshow features many of Dr. Kriger's photos of amphibians from around the world, and he will outline his vision for the future. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. The Save The Frogs Day Webinar is free, and you can get sign up at: http://savethefrogs.com/webinars

Start time: 2:30pm US Pacific Time
End time: 3:30pm US Pacific Time

April 30th (Save The Frogs Day!) - Watsonville, CA

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Elkhorn Slough Frog Walk; 5:30-8pm
By invitation only, sorry!

The night begins with refreshments and a presentation on amphibian extinctions by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger. Dr. Kriger will discuss the threats to frogs; why frogs are important; ways ordinary people can do extraordinarily simple things to help save the frogs; and then he will recap the first two years of SAVE THE FROGS! and outline his vision for the future. Following the talk, SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Member Dr. Nina D’Amore will lead a sunset hike to the Reserve’s rookery ponds where we will catch frogs and learn firsthand about the Slough's amazing amphibians.

April 30th, 2010 - Save The Frogs Day

Frog PictureIn an effort to raise awareness of the plight of amphibians, the scientific community has declared April 30th, 2010 'Save The Frogs Day'. On this day we encourage the appreciation and celebration of amphibians by people from all walks of life.

In 2009, events took place in 15 countries, and Save The Frogs Day was legally recognized by the Governor of Virginia, the Mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia and the Chairman of Prince William County, Virginia.

Get your school, museum, zoo or community involved this year!

April 30th - Save The Frogs Day Protests

Save The Frogs supporters will be holding peaceful protests at Restaurant Gary Danko in San Francisco and at Uncle Julio's Rio Grande restaurants in VA, TX, IL, FL, GA and MD. These restaurants participate in the ecologically damaging frog legs trade, and refuse to address the issue. Learn more and register to take part.

April 30th - Save The Frogs Day in Ireland

The magnificent wetlands and wildlife wilderness of Lough Boora not only host some of the most innovative environmental sculptures in Ireland, they are also the site of Ireland’s inaugural Save The Frogs Day event.

May 14th: Santa Cruz, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger introduces Boy Scout Pack 616 to the wild world of frogs and increases their interest in environmental conservation.
This talk is not open to the public, sorry!

May 18th: Seaside, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger introduces the students of Ord Terrace Elementary to the wild world of frogs and increases their interest in environmental conservation.
This talk is not open to the public, sorry!

May 19th: Global Webinar on New Zealand's Frogs

Dr. Phil Bishop of New Zealand's University of Otago will present a very special one-hour webinar on the Frogs of New Zealand. This webinar is FREE and open to anybody. Dr. Bishop will introduce the audience to the amazing life histories of New Zealand's four frog species, and detail the threats they currently face. The slideshow presentation features many of Dr. Bishop's photos of New Zealand's unique amphibian fauna and there will be a question and answer session following the presentation.

Space is limited:
Reserve your Webinar seat now.

TIME:
6pm US PST 
9pm US EST
1pm May 20th Auckland Time
11am May 20th Sydney Time
Find out what time that is in your part of the world.

May 27th: Santa Cruz, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger introduces the students of Brook Knoll Elementary School to the wild world of frogs and increases their interest in environmental conservation.
This talk is not open to the public, sorry!

May 28th: Palo Alto, CA

Presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Hosted by the Bay Area Amphibian & Reptile Society (BAARS)
FREE and open to the public.
Cubberley Community Center - Room H-6
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA: View Map Here!
Park in the lot at the corner of Middlefield and Charleston.
BAARS meeting starts at 8pm; Presentation starts at 9pm

June 3rd: SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar Series

“How long do frogs live? How many types of frogs are there? What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? Why are frogs disappearing worldwide and what can be done to save them?” SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will answer all these questions and more as he introduces people around the world to The Wild World of Frogs in this edition of the SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar Series. The slideshow presentation features many of Dr. Kriger's photos of amphibians from around the world, and there will be a question and answer session following the presentation. The presentation is suitable for frog lovers of any age.

This Webinar is FREE, but space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat here.

Thursday, June 3, 2010
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM US Pacific Standard Time
Find out what time that is in your part of the world.

June 8th: Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Open to Aquarium staff, volunteers and docents.
6:30pm - 8pm

June 16th: Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Public Library
Presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
224 Church Street; 831-420-5700
FREE and open to the public
3:00pm - 4:30pm

June 24th: Washington, DC

Woolly Mammoth Theatre; Salsa Users Conference
Presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Hosted by Democracy In Action
12:45pm

July 7-12: Providence, RI

2010 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 15-minute presentation entitled SAVE THE FROGS! - Translating Science into Action, and he will also have a poster presentation on Batrachology (The Study of Amphibians). We will also host an informational table in the exhibitor's area each day. Please stop by, say hello and pick up one of our fantastic frog posters.

July 31st: San Jose, CA

Herp World Expo
10am-5pm: Save The Frogs will host an informational table.
Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 30-minute presentation at 1pm.
Expo entrance fee information available on event homepage.

August 1st: San Jose, CA

Herp World Expo
10am-4pm: Save The Frogs will host an informational table.
Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 30-minute presentation at 1pm.
Expo entrance fee information available on event homepage.

August 4th: Palo Alto, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving a special presentation on frogs at Chaia May's Roxaboxin & Wiggles and Tunes Camp. Featuring drums and some Spanish immersion. For kids ages 4 through 9. Details and registration at Learning Play With Chaia May.

September 4th: TX, MD, VA, IL, FL, and GA

The 3rd round of frog legs protests take place at Uncle Julio's Rio Grande restaurants nationwide. Bring your friends and family down and help us educate the restaurant and its patrons about the damage the corporation is doing to frog populations. Register to join a protest here.

September 18th & 19th: Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Reptile Show
Save The Frogs will host an informational table and Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a 30-minute presentation each day (2:30 on Saturday, 11am on Sunday). Show entrance fee information available on event homepage.

September 30th: Santa Cruz, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Location: UC Santa Cruz Arboretum
Time: Potluck at 6pm, Talk at 7pm
Free and open to the public.

October 9th: Santa Cruz, CA

Bring your SAVE THE FROGS! Tote Bag to the Westside Farmers Market, get your locally grown, organic food, and stop by the SAVE THE FROGS! info table to say hi.
Off Western Drive. 10am-1pm

October 10th: Santa Cruz, CA

Join SAVE THE FROGS!, People Power, CalPirg, CREDO Action, 350.org and many others for a 10/10/10 Climate Change Protest at Valero Gas Station in Santa Cruz at high noon. Valero is pumping millions of $$$ into getting Prop 23 passed...this would suspend legislation aimed to reduce greenhouse gases...and spell disaster for California's amphibians. Less snowfall and higher temperatures mean less water. Less water means less habitat for frogs and toads. Say NO to Valero, and NO to Prop 23.

October 11th: San Francisco, CA

"The Amphibian Extinction Crisis"
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Location: San Francisco State University
Time: 12:10pm
Hosted by the Biology Department Grad Student Colloquium
Open to SFSU students and faculty.

SFSU Frogs

October 28th: Santa Cruz, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Time: 10:30am
Location: Alternative Family Education
Open to students and parents.

October 29th: Santa Cruz, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation on amphibian extinctions to the Cabrillo College Ecology class.
Time: 1pm
Open to Cabrillo students.

November 3rd, 2010: Los Angeles, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a guest presentation to UCLA's 'Climate Change and Earth's Ecology' undergraduate class
Time: 4pm
Open to UCLA students, but not the public, sorry!

November 4th, 2010: Santa Cruz, CA

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation to the Santa Cruz Fish & Game Commission entitled "Inspiring Kids To Protect Santa Cruz County's Amazing Amphibians".
Santa Cruz Governement Center, 5th Floor
Time: 7pm; Free & open to the public

November 5th to 7th, Gold Coast, Australia

What: Save the Frogs Art and Craft Exhibition.
When: November 5th to November 7th, 2010 from 9am-4pm. A reception to be held on Friday, 5th November, from 6-8pm, will be opened by Koyomi Waki – artist and art educator, and SAVE THE FROGS! Board Member Dr. Jean-Marc Hero, an ecologist and associate professor at Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia.
Address: Sculptor Society, 173 Ashmore Rd/ Carrara St, Benowa Qld 4217
Contact Information and more details here.

November 6th, 2010: Boulder Creek, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Where: Scopazzi's Restaurant (formerly BC Hotel) on Big Basin Way.
When: 1:30pm
Hosted by the Redwood Residents Association.

November 9th, 2010: Santa Clara, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Where: Buchser Middle School.
When: 2pm
This presentation is for 7th and 8th graders at Buchser.

November 10th, 2010: Watsonville, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
A presentation by Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Location: Watsonville Wetlands Watch
Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center
Time: 630pm - 830pm
Open to WWW staff and docents, but not to the public, sorry!

"Your talk at Watsonville Wetlands Watch this past Wednesday was great - thank you for sharing your knowledge."
--Inger Marie Laursen, Wildlife Biologist

November 18th, 2010: Seoul, Korea

Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a guest presentation at the Strategies for Biodiversity and Amphibian Conservation Conference in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Kriger will speak about the current status of amphibian conservation in the USA, and directions for the future. Dr. Kriger's visit will be sponsored by the Korean Network for Preservation of Amphibians.

November 20th, 2010: Seoul, Korea

The Wild World of Frogs
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation on amphibian conservation at the Daewon Foreign Language High School's Gorioul Youth Culture Center at 2pm. This event is hosted by Daewon's Environmental Club.

November 22nd, 2010: Busan, Korea

The Wild World of Frogs
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation on amphibian conservation at the Korea Network for River and Watershed. Learn more here.

November 24th, 2010: Cheong-ju, Korea

The Wild World of Frogs
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation on amphibian conservation at the Toad Ecological Culture Center. Learn more here.

December 7th, 2010: Los Gatos, CA

The Wild World of Frogs
Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will give a presentation on amphibian conservation to the Los Gatos Rotary Club.
Time: 1pm-1:30pm
Where: Los Gatos Lodge
Open to Rotarians and their guests.

Update: Read the December 2010 Rotary Club Newsletter, complete with pictures and a summary of Dr. Kriger's talk.

December 26th, 2010: Felton, CA

Join Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger for a salamander Seacrh in the Fall Crek Redwoods...more info here.