On June 24th, 2019, LA Times journalist Joe Dworetzky interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about California amphibian conservation issues, including the state’s continued importation of millions of non-native American Bullfrogs. Other topics discussed include frog jumping contests and conservation of California’s state amphibian, the endangered California Red-Legged Frog. Continue reading Los Angeles Times Interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger
Brazilian amphibian biologist Dr. Pedro Peloso gave a fabulous presentation on “How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity” for our January 23rd, 2019 SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar. Amphibian enthusiasts from around the world attended Dr. Peloso’s online presentation featuring amazing photos of Brazil’s amphibians and an abundance of information on their ecology, the threats they face, and ways to save them. Continue reading How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity
Dr. Phil Bishop delivers a presentation on the conservation of New Zealand’s frogs for a SAVE THE FROGS! online conference. Watch Phil’s presentation to learn all about New Zealand’s native frog species, the threats they face, and the conservation actions being taken to protect them. Continue reading
In 2013, Professor Jean-Marc Hero spoke at TEDx (St. Hilda’s School) in Australia to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of amphibian populations and to inspire people to take action to save frogs from extinction. Professor Hero was an original member of the SAVE THE FROGS! Board of Directors and from 2003-2007 served as SAVE … Continue reading The Survival Of The Earth Depends On Frogs
SAVE THE FROGS! has compiled a list of books that amphibian enthusiasts will enjoy and learn from. All of these books are available on Amazon. Order a few today, for yourself or as gifts! Continue reading Book Recommendations For Frog Lovers
Are you working on an amphibian related project for school or university? Then you should consider getting private tutoring from SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger, a world renowned expert with 14 years of full-time amphibian conservation experience.
Benefits Of Private Tutoring With Dr. Kriger:
(1) Get the best grade possible;
(2) Learn far more about your chosen topic than your peers;
(3) Set yourself apart in the eyes of your teacher/professor; and
(4) Gain knowledge and skills that will accelerate your journey on the path to success in the environmental field of your choice.
SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger has given hundreds of presentations on amphibian conservation, in over 15 countries.
In an effort to (1) increase consistency; (2) improve our website visitors’ experience, and (3) reduce errors in writing amphibian’s names, we provide these guidelines on How To Write An Amphibian’s Name, and we encourage all authors in the SAVE THE FROGS! community to read, understand and implement them.
Photo of Polypedates mutus from Laos courtesy of Truong Nguyen.
In 2015, SAVE THE FROGS! received a grant from the Alameda County Fish & Game Commission to research disease outbreaks in Foothill Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana boylii) in the San Francisco Bay Area. The research was published in the journal Ecosphere. You can read the abstract below, or download the PDF of the publication here. Photo … Continue reading Save The Frogs Research Project on Chytrid Fungus in California Published
Despite the theoretical protection afforded by the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), many amphibians remain under threat. A new scientific paper co-authored by Katherine M. O’Donnell, a participant of the 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Peru Ecotour, explores the various issues that have served as challenges to the recovery of declining amphibian populations in … Continue reading Scientific paper outlines actions to save declining amphibian populations in the US
Cloud forests are truly fascinating ecosystems that contain rich biodiversity and amphibian species found nowhere else in the world. This year during the SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour we will spend three nights in the remarkable cloud forest ecosystem of the Mindo Valley. The Mindo Valley is not just beautiful and pristine, but its history contains a unique story of conservation, ecotourism, and sustainable development. The dedicated individuals who live in the Mindo Valley started a movement to protect this incredible landscape because they are passionate about the many plants and animals that call this cloud forest home.
Photo of Pristimantis crucifer from Mashpi, Ecuador, courtesy of Jaime Culebras