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Save The Frogs Day at Currawong Bush Park

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 […]

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The 8th Annual Save The Frogs Day: April 30th, 2016

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, […]

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Gilbert Adum Wins $51,100 From Whitley Fund For Nature (2016)

We are pleased to announce that the Whitley Fund For Nature has awarded Gilbert Adum of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana with a grant of 35,000GBP (US$51,100) to further his efforts protecting the Giant Squeaker Frog (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.

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Tesla Park Action Alert: Protect Amphibians From Off-Highway Vehicles

Help save Tesla Park’s endangered amphibians from off-highway vehicle destruction! Note: This action is closed, but you can find current Tesla park campaign info at: www.savethefrogs.com/tesla-park 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! […]

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Tell Us About Your Save The Frogs Day 2016 Event!

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 […]

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Atrazine Update: New EPA report details extensive harm caused by world’s second most commonly used pesticide

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 […]

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Save The Frogs Day 2016 Grant Recipients

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 […]

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Photos & Stories From The 2015 SAVE THE FROGS! Belize Ecotour

The 2015 SAVE THE FROGS! Eco-tour to Belize 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.

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Help Save Endangered Red-Legged Frogs: Marin County

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 […]

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My Earth Day Birthday Wish from Ghana, West Africa

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 […]

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