Amazing frog-saver, 14 year old Rachel Hopkins, led the campaign to nominate the Marbled Salamander and the Pine Barrens Tree Frog to become the state amphibian species of North Carolina. On June 19, 2013, the bill (HB830) passed Senate vote and will be signed into law! Great job Rachael and keep up the good work! … Continue reading North Carolina Amphibian Bill Passed!
It is extremely important to conduct educational campaigns in the Valle del Cauca, Colombia, an area of high amphibian biodiversity. Campaigns are especially important in communities that are near critical amphibian habitat. Please help us raise $1,500 to conduct nine days of education informing the local people of the importance of amphibians, their role in … Continue reading Amphibian Education in Valle del Cauca, Colombia
California’s Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) is planning to let intensive off-road vehicle use destroy the upland habitats of Tesla Park’s frogs and salamanders! SAVE THE FROGS! is joining an effort led by Friends of Tesla Park to preserve the historic and natural resources of this parcel. Please submit your comment asking the California State Parks to prohibit … Continue reading Save Tesla Park’s Amphibian’s from Off Road Vehicles
Here is a message regarding Atrazine from the US EPA: “Hi Kerry. The registration review process for atrazine will begin on June 26, 2013 with the opening of the docket for a 60-day public comment period on the Agency’s Preliminary Work Plan (PWP). A notice in the Federal Register will announce the opening of the … Continue reading A message I received from the US EPA
Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley said in June 2013 his government is developing a National Organic Policy because the country’s farmers are increasingly convinced that “by working in harmony with nature, they can help sustain the flow of nature’s bounties”. Please mark your calendar for the International Day of Pesticide Action (October 12th, 2013). www.savethefrogs.com/action Continue reading Congratulations Bhutan!
SAVE THE FROGS! is in the running for $25,000 to assist our worldwide amphibian conservation efforts, especially related to Save The Frogs Day. Please vote for us here: www.savethefrogs.com/vote Like many online contests, you will have to register with the website. Do not delay; we have until tomorrow night to gather votes! You can vote every … Continue reading Together We Can Save The Frogs – Vote Today!
April 25th, 2013 – Kumasi, Ghana: SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey led a workshop on amphibian monitoring protocols and research design at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST). This university is bound to produce some excellent amphibian biologists! SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s KNUST Chapter is the world’s first official … Continue reading Training Future Frog Biologists!
SAVE THE FROGS! would like to thank the students and staff of R.L. Stevenson Elementary School in San Francisco, CA, who hosted a presentation by SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey. The students learned about amphibian ecology and they also learned about what they can do to save amphibians from extinction. The students … Continue reading Save The Frogs speaks to students in San Francisco
Please download the PDF of this flyer, send it to friends in Canada, and post a few around your town or school. Continue reading Lake Erie’s Toads Flyer
On June 12th, 2012 SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger gave a 25 minute presentation at the US Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings on the effects of Atrazine on aquatic wildlife in Arlington, VA. Watch a video of the presentation on our new YouTube Channel (be sure to subscribe to our channel while you are … Continue reading New Video: Dr. Kerry Kriger’s 2012 speech urging the US EPA to ban Atrazine