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Wetlands For Wildlife

Wetlands For Wildlife Habitat destruction is the number one cause of amphibian population declines worldwide and the majority of America’s wetlands have been destroyed or modified. To remedy this problem, SAVE THE FROGS! has initiated a Wetlands For Wildlife program in which we will construct actual wetlands for frogs and other wildlife. In May 2014, SAVE THE FROGS! […]

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Save The Frogs sues San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee

Conservation Groups Sue San Francisco Over Controversial Sharp Park Golf Course Wetland Destruction Project SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Wild Equity Institute, Sequoia Audubon Society, and Save The Frogs sued Mayor Edwin Lee and the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department in San Francisco Superior Court today over a project that will destroy and drain Sharp […]

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Would you like to have a wetland at your school?

Would you like to have a wetland at your school? SAVE THE FROGS! is looking for a school within a two-hour drive of Berkeley, California, that would like to have a wetland. The wetland would be designed to help frogs and provide for outdoor education. It would be shallow, less than 18-inches deep in the […]

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NSPCA Intercepts Dying Reptiles and Amphibians Destined for the Pet Trade

Media release from the National Council of SPCAs in South Africa: “NSPCA Inspectors responded to an emergency situation on 29 January when – during a routine inspection at one of OR Tambo International Airports cargo holding facilities – an Inspector discovered that an estimated 1,600 reptiles and amphibians were in need of urgent intervention. The […]

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STOP! DON’T FRY THAT FROG

Thanks to SAVE THE FROGS! Supporters Sandra Walters for getting this letter of hers published in the January 12, 2014 edition of the Daytona News-Journal! The News-Journal recently printed an account of a casual meal at an Old-Florida-style restaurant. Everything about it sounded appealing — the sunset, the water, the atmosphere —until the part where diners were munching on frogs’ […]

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VICTORY: We saved Lake Erie’s Toads!

Victory for the toads! In 2011 SAVE THE FROGS! initiated a campaign to block the construction of a 12-story condominium complex on top of endangered Fowler’s Toad habitat in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. On December 31st, 2013 the Town of Fort Erie, Ontario announced the project has been cancelled: we saved Lake Erie’s Fowlers Toads! […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Education Center in Berkeley, California

Since our beginnings in 2008, SAVE THE FROGS! has never had our own space where we could educate the public about frogs. To date, our public presence outside of cyberspace has been generally restricted to live presentations at schools and universities, or informational tables at farmers markets and conferences. It is time we metamorphose and […]

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Help SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana move into its very first office

To date SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana has never had an office. Instead of the nice working conditions you are likely used to, we work in loud, crowded internet cafes and university computer labs. Right now we need your financial assistance to move into its very first office, which will be located in Kumasi, Ghana next […]

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From the Pond to the Plate: Bullfrogs in Chinatown, San Francisco

This post is brought to you by SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey: Food for thought: What does it take to get frog legs on your plate in California? If you’re in San Francisco, hop on the trolly and head down to Chinatown. I had heard it was easy to find a live […]

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The EPA answers 13 questions regarding Atrazine

“To allow the continued use and production of Atrazine, the EPA sets a dangerous precedent by condoning environmental destruction and implying that it is environmentally sound and ethical to dump poison on American soil — and on Americans.” — SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger in his September 4th, 2013 letter to the EPA. The following […]

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