SAVE THE FROGS! and UCLA build wetlands for California Tiger Salamanders

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Earlier this year, UCLA researchers asked SAVE THE FROGS! to help them build 18 research wetlands in Monterey, CA. The aim of the project is to assist the endangered California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense; hereafter CTS). The CTS is an endemic species only found in California, making it an important amphibian to protect. On June…

Wetlands Construction Training – Expression of Interest Form

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If you are interested in learning how to build or restore wetlands, please fill out the short form below so we can keep you updated when we announce new wetland construction events or release new training materials. We hold events both online and in the field, so regardless of where you live, please do fill…

Building Wetlands For California Red-Legged Frogs In Eldorado National Forest

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California's official state amphibian, the California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) California Red-Legged Frogs had not been known to breed in the Kathlyn Franco and Emily Moskal joined Tom, the U.S. Forest Service and the Left to right: Kathlyn Franco, Dr. Kerry Kriger, Tom Biebighauser, Emily Moskal (October 2014) In October 2016, SAVE THE FROGS!, the…

Building Wetlands for Endangered Species in Arizona: Part 1

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SAVE THE FROGS! Wetland Coordinator Kathlyn Franco writes about her March 2016 trip to save endangered species in Arizona by constructing wetlands and Re-Frogging America! Introduction:In February 2016 I assisted wetland expert Tom Biebighauser in re-building a failing wetland. This wetland is extremely important because it is situated in a desert where water is rare.…