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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Wins a Second Rufford Grant Award

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum for winning his second Rufford Small Grants award of £6,000 (US$9,000). The award will enable Gilbert Adum and his SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana team to restore and protect the habitats of Ghana’s Critically Endangered Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua). The Squeaker Frog is in immediate danger of extinction […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Wins Award from British Ecological Society!

      Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum and his team for winning £2,000 ($3,000) from the British Ecological Society (BES). Capacities of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana UCAES Chapter members and other Ghanaian ecologists are to be enhanced in the conservation of the Critically Endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi) and […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Wins Global Conservation Leadership Award

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum and his team for winning Conservation Leadership Award of $15,000, for the protection of Ghana’s Critically Endangered Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua).  The Squeaker Frog is in immediate trouble of extinction as only 12 individuals are known to exist, all in an unprotected forest patch in Western Ghana’s Sui […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! has been chosen as a semi-finalist in the G-Project competition!

SAVE THE FROGS! has been chosen as a semi-finalist in the G-Project competition! Out of 350 ideas, SAVE THE FROGS! proposal was picked as one of the 16 world-changing ideas that will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges-including conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall! We are now in the running for one of the four […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Formed a New Chapter at Presbyterian University College

This post is brought to you by SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana: In our bid to get the Atewa Forest created as the Atewa Hills National Park, we have formed a second university chapter in the Atewa region at Presbyterian University College (PUC), Akuapem Campus. The PUC Chapter like UCAES (campus), is in close proximity to […]

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University For Development Studies forms new student chapter of SAVE THE FROGS!

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana has a dedicated network of students working to promote amphibian conservation efforts around the country. We already have student chapters at KNUST and UCAES universities. We are very excited to announce the foundation of a new student chapter at the University For Development Studies in Tamale! Located in northern Ghana. These […]

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Avalon Theisen and her Froggy Projects

Hello, again, FrogBlog readers!  In my last entry, I told you that I would share more about two froggy things I am working on.  First of all, I started a petition to get Florida a State Amphibian.  I find it very strange that our state, which has so much amphibian diversity, does not officially have […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Bangladesh wins Idea Wild award

SAVE THE FROGS! Bangladesh Executive Director Nurul Islam was recently awarded an equipment support grants from Idea Wild. To assist his SAVE THE FROGS! efforts in Bangladesh, Nurul received a digital camera, a projector and two headlamps. The projector will be used to give education presentations for school children, while the camera and headlight will be […]

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Hopping into another frog season with Avalon Theisen

A frog post brought to you by Avalon Theisen, Founder of Conserve It Forward, Inc. In early 2010, at age 9, I wrote a speech about Save the Frogs Day and shared it with my herpetology class. The SAVE THE FROGS! organization has influenced me so much, and been part of my amphibian conservation efforts, […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana 2012 Accomplishments

Check out the amazing things that SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana accomplished in 2012! – Coordinated Ghana’s first Save The Frogs Day in both the Southern and Northern provinces of the country. — Founded a new SAVE THE FROGS! Chapter at the University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies (UCAES), to help create the Atewa Hills National Park for the […]

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