On Save The Frogs Day 2016, Leap into Nature held a Save the Frogs Day at Currawong Bush Park in Doncaster East, Melbourne Australia. The event started off with a frog talk and slide presentation, then the participants headed out to a pond to listen and look for frogs. The children were then able to … Continue reading Save The Frogs Day at Currawong Bush Park
The 8th Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 30th, 2016) was the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet’s history, directly reaching over 14,000 participants, with at least 142 events taking place in 28 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ghana, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, United Kingdom and the USA. Thanks to everyone who made Save The Frogs Day 2016 possible!
We are pleased to announce that the Whitley Fund For Nature has awarded SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s Gilbert Adum with a frog conservation grant in the amount of 35,000GBP (US$51,100) to further his efforts protecting Giant Squeaker Frogs (Arthroleptis krokosua), one of the world’s most endangered frog species. Gilbert was awarded this prestigious environmental prize at The Royal Geographical Society in London in front of over 550 guests including Sir David Attenborough and the daughter of the Queen of England.
Help save Tesla Park’s endangered amphibians from off-highway vehicle destruction! We need your help today to stop the State of California from turning 3,100 acres of critical amphibian habitat at Tesla Park into a publicly funded off-highway vehicle park! Three-wheelers and dirt bikes have no place in one of the state’s most biologically rich areas, … Continue reading Action Alert: Protect Amphibians From Off-Highway Vehicles
From all of us at SAVE THE FROGS!, thank you for organizing a Save The Frogs Day event this year! It has been so exciting to see what you have done to celebrate amphibians and bring further awareness to their conservation. In order to track the global impact of Save The Frogs Day, please take … Continue reading Tell Us About Your Save The Frogs Day 2016 Event!
The new EPA report, Refined Ecological Risk Assessment for Atrazine, details atrazine’s harmful effects to plant and animal species in the United States. Here is an abstract of the more than 500 pages of report here: This refined assessment presents the ecological risks posed by the use of the herbicide atrazine. Based on the results … Continue reading Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide
With the support of our wonderful donors and The Pollination Project, SAVE THE FROGS! is pleased to announce the recipients of $1,250 in grants to help fund Save The Frogs Day events in four countries. Congratulations to this year’s Save The Frogs Day Award winners: * Q.M. Monzur Chowdhury – Sylhet, Bangladesh: $250 * Kristiina … Continue reading Save The Frogs Day 2016 Grant Recipients
The 2015 SAVE THE FROGS! Belize Ecotour was a blast! From July 9th to 18th, twenty-two frog-saving supporters trekked through rainforests, explored limestone caverns, relaxed on pristine beaches, and observed many species of amphibians! See the adventure for yourself and check out these amazing photos from the 2015 SAVE THE FROGS! Belize Ecotour.
Please join SAVE THE FROGS! in San Rafael, California on Thursday April 16th, 2015 and speak up on behalf of endangered California Red-Legged Frogs, our official state amphibian! The City of San Francisco has applied for a permit to dredge and drain the Sharp Park Wetlands. Their goal is to create dry land for a publicly-funded, money-losing golf course. Our goal is to stop them! The City’s draining activities kill the Red-Legged Frogs as well as the endangered San Francisco Garter Snakes.
Happy Earth Day from Ghana, West Africa! My name is Michael Starkey. I am an amphibian biologist and am the Chairman of the SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee. For the past three years I have been working directly with SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger, and helping to spread SAVE THE FROGS! message of … Continue reading My Earth Day Birthday Wish from Ghana, West Africa