SAVE THE FROGS! Letter In Support Of Tesla Park Senate Bill 1316

The Honorable Senator Bill Dodd, ChairSenate Governmental Organization Committee1020 N Street, Room 584Sacramento, CA 95814Committee Phone: (916) 651-1530senator.dodd@senate.ca.gov The Honorable Senator Robert Hertzberg, Chair Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee State Capitol, Room 5046 Sacramento, CA 95814 Committee Phone: (916) 651-4116 senator.hertzberg@senate.ca.gov RE: SB 1316 (Glazer): Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area - Support Dear Senator Dodd and…

SAVE THE FROGS! built a wetland at Garvey Intermediate School in Los Angeles

Kathlyn Franco Osagie Wetlands

SAVE THE FROGS! is proud to be Jessie Chang and Kathlyn Osagie at Garvey Intermediate School wetland construction day. Kathlyn Osagie giving instructions on how deep to dig the wetland basin.  Over 40 students came out to volunteer on a Saturday to build the wetland. They were enthusiastic to learn how to measure the wetland…

Building a Wetland at Garvey Intermediate School in Los Angeles County

Garvey school wetlands

Many urban children have never seen a frog in the wild. With over 90% of California’s wetlands drained and amphibians declining at unprecedented rates, it is becoming increasingly rare that children come into contact with amphibians. Nature deficit disorder is a significant problem in American children, and it is well documented that spending time in…

Federal Action To Assist Frogs In The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

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In 2009, SAVE THE FROGS! supporters sent in over 700 comment letters to the National Park Service (NPS) urging them to remove non-native fish from over 60 water bodies in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. This constituted over 95% of the comments received by the NPS and paved the way for federal action…

Wetland Success in Plumas National Forest

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Thanks to the three wetlands in Elgin, AZ were built to provide habitat for the threatened Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis). The other three wetlands are in Plumas National Forest, and serve as habitat for the The wetlands we built in Eldorado National Forest in 2014 and 2016 are holding water and being used by…

Save The Frogs Day 2017 in Pittsburg, California

USA California Pittsburg Fair

Stoneman Elementary in Pittsburg, California hosted yet another Save The Frogs Day fair. The school’s third grade students helped raise awareness about how frogs are disappearing and what kids can do to help. The students gave in-depth presentations about the adaptations of four different frogs they had been studying for months. Two hundred people attended…

Working Together to Save The Frogs in San Diego

ZovargoSchool Pacman

“Celebrating frogs and igniting a passion for all amphibians is a major component of our Conservation Education Programs at Zovargo.” – Founder, Amanda PlanteKids learning about amphibians This year Zovargo is focused on growing relationships with conservation-focused organizations that actively work to save endangered species. SAVE THE FROGS! and Zovargo are proudly uniting forces in…

Tell the City of San Francisco to Stop Killing California Red-Legged Frogs

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently took actions to approve a long term management plan that includes spending taxpayer dollars to drain the California Red-Legged Frog eggs stranded on land SAVE THE FROGS! partners have appealed the Board's actions and an appeal hearing will take place February 28th, 2017. Click here to see the…

President Obama enlarges California Coastal National Monument and recognizes the value of California Red-Legged Frogs

rana draytonii eggs

In May 2015 I submitted this letter on behalf of SAVE THE FROGS! members in California, across the USA and around the world, expressing our support for increasing the protections afforded to the Coast Dairies property in California, and specifically calling on politicians to designate the land as part a national monument, so as to…