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A beautiful Pristimatis achatinus we sighted in Mindo, Ecuador during the June 2018 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour.

What To Bring On Your SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour

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Are you preparing for a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour? Please read on to find a list of items you may want or need to bring!

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SAVE THE FROGS! Peru Ecotour 2016 photo by Rosie Striffler

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The 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day: April 28th, 2018

We are very pleased to celebrate the 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day on April 28th, 2018!

Save The Frogs Day 2018 Event Listings | Return to the Save The Frogs Day homepage

Since 2009, SAVE THE FROGS! staff and our volunteers worldwide have conducted well over 1,200 Save The Frogs Day educational events to raise awareness of the plight of amphibians and encourage citizens to respect and appreciate nature and wildlife. For the 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day, at least 52 educational events are taking place in 23 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ghana, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, UK and the USA. SAVE THE FROGS! is pleased to have disbursed $2,500 in grants to assist Save The Frogs Day 2018 events in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Ghana.

Everyone worldwide is encouraged to attend the SAVE THE FROGS! World Summit, taking place online April 27th & 28th, 2018! 

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Save The Frogs Day 2018 Shirts Available Through March 29th

We are pleased to announce that Save The Frogs Day shirts are now available! Proceeds from these shirts will help fund Save The Frogs Day events worldwide through grants to our most dedicated volunteers groups. We have lots of beautiful colors and styles available and even ship internationally!

Order your shirt here!

You must order by March 29th. Shirts will arrive to USA destinations by April 18th.

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Job Opening: Ecotour Leader (Ecuador June 2018)

UPDATE: THIS ECOTOUR LEADER POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED! 

Do you love frogs, travel and the outdoors? If so, we may have a great opportunity for you. SAVE THE FROGS! is accepting applications for an Ecotour Leader to assist us on the June 2018 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour, which takes place June 14th to 25th, 2018. The successful leader would join the ecotour at no cost, and potentially have international airfare covered; if you are an exceptional applicant, we may even be able to pay you on top of all that! You will be assisting SAVE THE FROGS1 Founder & Trip Leader Dr. Kerry Kriger. You will be expected to assist with field excursions; help keep participants happy; coordinate with ecolodges, restaurants and drivers; and assist with anything else that comes up related to ensuring the safety and happiness of participants. Please see the application below if you think you would make an excellent Ecotour Leader.

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Chelsea Carson led the 2016 and 2017 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotours but won't be able to take part in 2018. Are you the right person to carry on where she left off?

Read more: Job Opening: Ecotour Leader (Ecuador June 2018)

The Save The Frogs World Summit ONLINE: April 27th & 28th, 2018

View The Presentation Schedule Here | Register Here

You are cordially invited to attend the SAVE THE FROGS! World Summit, which will take place online April 27th & 28th, 2018, in celebration of the 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day! Over the past decade, our staff and worldwide team of volunteers have held over 1,200 Save The Frogs Day events to assist amphibian populations and inspire citizens to take action for amphibians.

During the World Summit, we will:

  • Celebrate the 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day and our organization's first decade of protecting amphibian populations and promoting a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife.
  • Learn all about amphibians as well as past, present & future amphibian conservation projects.
  • Enjoy live presentations by SAVE THE FROGS! staff, volunteers and environmental professionals from around the world.
  • Have a fabulous, frog-filled, unforgettable time connecting with fellow frog enthusiasts from around the world on this momentous occasion.

"Looking forward to the World Summit and learning more about what I can do to SAVE THE FROGS!."
Mindy Meadows, Tenessee 

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SAVE THE FROGS! supporters are spread around the planet. The World Summit will bring our community of frog savers together; provide enjoyable and informative amphibian education; increase connection between SAVE THE FROGS! supporters; and facilitate networking and partnership opportunities for amphibian conservationists.

Read more: The Save The Frogs World Summit ONLINE: April 27th & 28th, 2018

How To Organize A Successful Save The Frogs Day Event

Before Your Event | During Your Event | After Your Event

Thank you for your interest in organizing a Save The Frogs Day event and taking an active part in amphibian conservation efforts! This page details some great ways to ensure the success of your event.

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Ornate Nursery Frog (Cophixalus ornatus) from Australia. Photo by SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger

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Register Your Save The Frogs Day Event Here

Thank you for organizing a Save The Frogs Day event and helping to educate your community about amphibians! Please register your event as it enables us to keep you posted with event information, and it helps us to track how many events are taking place around the world. Even if your event is small, it is important and we want to know about it. Registering your Save The Frogs Day event is fast and free!

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Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma educating students on Save The Frogs Day 2017 in Rajasthan, India

Read more: Register Your Save The Frogs Day Event Here

Ecotours Referrals Program

SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours provide participants an unmatched wildlife, cultural and educational experience. The funds raised from the ecotours help local communities protect amphibian habitats and help SAVE THE FROGS! conduct our worldwide amphibian conservation projects. Now you have the ability to promote SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours and earn $100 credit towards your next ecotour when you successfully refer someone to our tours. Not only will you earn $100 credit for each successful referral, the person you refer will get a $200 discount on their ecotour. Here's how it works...

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A beautiful Dendropsophus microcephalus photographed during the 2014 SAVE THE FROGS! Belize Ecotour by Michael Starkey.

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Report Your Save The Frogs Day Event Here

From all of us at SAVE THE FROGS!, thank you for organizing a Save The Frogs Day event! It has been so exciting to see what you have done to celebrate amphibians and bring further awareness to their conservation. In order to track the global impact of Save The Frogs Day, please fill out the brief Save The Frogs Day survey below and then send us your best event photos so that we can add them to the website and inspire others to take action for amphibians!

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The survey is below!

Read more: Report Your Save The Frogs Day Event Here

Free Ecotour Sweepstakes Winner Announced

What's better than a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour? A completely free SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour! In November 2016 we announced the SAVE THE FROGS! Free Ecotour Sweepstakes, which was completely free to enter. Today we are pleased to announce the winner of the free ecotour. With no further ado, the ecotour winner is...

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The 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day: April 29th, 2017

The 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 29th, 2017) was a fantastic day of amphibian education and conservation action, directly reaching over 10,000 participants, with at least 101 events taking place in 22 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ghana, India, Italy, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the USA. Thanks to everyone who made Save The Frogs Day 2017 possible!

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Ecotour Expression of Interest

If you are considering joining a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour and you want to have the trip of your lifetime, then you are in the right place! Please take a few moments to complete the Expression of Interest Form below, and we will be in touch with you soon to answer all your questions and help you register. We are looking forward to finding frogs and enjoying spectacular scenery with you!

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The 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour participants at Amazoonico in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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Join the Save The Frogs Day Event Organizer Meeting

Introducing the Save The Frogs Day Event Organizer Meeting! These meetings are for all who want to get inspired about their own Save The Frogs Day event, discuss ways to have a more successful event, as well as to learn from and meet others in the SAVE THE FROGS! Community.

​Each meeting will begin at 9am PST and we will discuss a topic that is relevant for organizing a Save The Frogs Day event. There will be ample time to answer your questions about Save The Frogs Day.

Schedule for the Save The Frogs Day Event Organizer Meetings:
February 3rd, 2017 - Introduction to Save The Frogs Day - Watch the video here!
February 17th, 2017 - How to Organize, Promote & Hold Successful Save The Frogs Day Events - Watch the video here!
March 3rd, 2017 - Crowdfunding & Fundraising for Save The Frogs Day - Watch the video here!
March 17th, 2017 - Wrapping Up Your Save The Frogs Day Event
March 31st, 2017 - Open Session: Bring your questions about Save The Frogs Day
April 14th, 2017 - Open Session: Bring your questions about Save The Frogs Day
May 5th, 2017 - Save The Frogs Day Report: Let's hear about your event!

Can't make the meeting?

Don't worry! The meeting will be recorded and the videos will posted online for your review. Please share with your frog-saving friends!

Please fill out this form to register for the Save The Frogs Day Event Organizer Meeting:

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9 Things You Didn't Know About Save The Frogs Day

On April 29th, 2017 frog lovers worldwide will celebrate the 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day! Since this is the ninth year we will celebrate Save The Frogs Day, here are 9 things you probably didn't know about Save The Frogs Day!

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Please download this image, share it through social media, and add it to your website with a link to www.savethefrogs.com/day - thanks!

1. We are 172 days away from Save The Frogs Day - Less than six months!

We invite you to take part in the 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day and we encourage you to forward this email to anyone you know who is interested in amphibians. On April 29th, 2017 please organize an event in your community to celebrate amphibians and raise awareness for their protection! With your involvement, we will make the upcoming Save The Frogs Day the most far-reaching day of amphibian action in the planet's history. Will you join me and thousands of others around the globe in celebrating this amazing day?

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Save The Frogs Day at the Miami Zoo, Florida

2. The Save The Frogs Day date is flexible!

Not available on April 29th? No worries! Your event could be held on any day around this date for it to be a Save The Frogs Day Event.
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Save The Frogs Day near Melbourne, Australia

3. Save The Frogs Day is decentralized - Anyone can hold an event!

We strongly encourage you to organize a Save The Frogs Day event and help educate your community about the importance of amphibians. With your help, we will reach our goal of 300 worldwide Save The Frogs Day events this year. The future of amphibians and the planet lies in your hands and in your actions. So will you hop to it and hold a Save The Frogs Day event?

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Scientists take youth out to look for frogs on Save The Frogs Day in Bahia, Brazil

4. Save The Frogs Day events are EASY to organize!

On our website we outline everything you need to know to create and implement a successful Save The Frogs Day event. Get lots of ideas on how to organize your own event at:
www.savethefrogs.com/day/event-tips

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Save The Frogs Day in Godagari, Bangladesh

5. Still not sure how to hold an event? We made a video just for you!

On the 6th Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 26th, 2014), SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger gave a webinar on "A Brief History of Save The Frogs Day". Watch it and get inspired to take part!

Watch the video here:
https://youtu.be/1vKNP-FGjUA

6. Save The Frogs Day is a reason for hope!

The individuals who organize Save The Frogs Day events are dedicated, passionate and want to make a positive change for endangered amphibians, threatened ecosystems and improve the livelihoods of their communities. These amazing frog savers inspire me and the SAVE THE FROGS! Team to continue our important work to protect amphibians from extinction. We know they will inspire YOU too!

If you are looking for Save The Frogs Day inspiration or ideas, please visit the Save The Frogs Day 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 events webpages: they hold an enormous wealth of ideas that will help you create your own fantastic frog-saving event!

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These schoolchildren line up to celebrate Save The Frogs Day in Rajasthan, India

"The Save The Frogs mission has created interest at all age groups and people have started taking interest in these beautiful creatures. I am sure after some time we would be able to restore at least part of the lost treasure (frogs) of mother earth."
- Dr. KK Sharma, Event Organizer, Rajasthan, India

7. From bake sales to environmental protests, Save The Frogs Day events are diverse!

Save The Frogs Day events have included protests at the US Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to ban harmful endocrine-disrupting pesticides; parades through major urban centers; frog art and photo exhibits in town centers; habitat restoration at critical frog habitats; nature walks to teach people about their local amphibians; and numerous presentations on amphibian conservation in schools and universities. Because of Save The Frogs Day and our worldwide network of volunteers, the frogs now have assistance all around the planet, and the next generation of humans is growing up with the knowledge needed to protect amphibians from extinction. If you organize a Save The Frogs Day event, you're going to have a great time!

"Our Save The Frogs Day is shaping up to be a great event with help from STF!. Thank you so much, you guys are great!!"
- Terry Stratton, Little River Inn, Mendocino, CA

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Save The Frogs Day in Manaslu, Nepal

8. Save The Frogs Day is a GLOBAL movement to protect amphibians.

Since 2009 our dedicated supporters have held over 1,200 Save The Frogs Day educational events in 60 countries! These events have helped educate tens of thousands of people about the importance of frogs and ways to protect amphibian populations! Be a part of this movement and organize a Save The Frogs Day event in your country!

“Congratulations because Save The Frogs Day has become an icon in conservation around the world!!! Thanks for such inspiring work!!!"
- Dr. Nicolas Urbina-Cardona, Faculty of Environmental & Rural Studies, Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia

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Save The Frogs Day in Chiana, Ghana: Preparing for a SAVE THE FROGS! Football Match!

9. YOU make Save The Frogs Day a reality!

Because of passionately proactive people like you, our organization is able to unite people around the world to protect amphibians and to be stewards for the environment. We thank you for getting involved and creating positive action for the frogs in your part of the world!
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Save The Frogs Day in Bangladesh

Need help organizing your Save The Frogs Day event? Ask us! We would love to help you with your event! Thank you for your support. Together we can save the frogs!

Calling All Northern California Frog Supporters!

Come out and join us for the first ever SAVE THE FROGS! Restaurant Fundraiser on Thursday, July 28 in Sacramento, California!
www.savethefrogs.com/sacramento2016

We want to see our San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and Northern California supporters, so bring your friends and family and join us for some food and drinks, all while raising money for frog conservation: the restaurant is donating 15% of all food and drink sales that night to SAVE THE FROGS! to support our global amphibian conservation efforts. SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be in attendance.

SAVE THE FROGS! has been active both domestically and internationally educating people around the world regarding amphibian conservation; restoring habitat; and enacting legislation to help this sensitive and declining population of animals. This September, SAVE THE FROGS! is leading an expedition to Ghana (www.savethefrogs.com/ghana2016) to make a positive environmental impact and we need your help. We want to empower the next generation of Ghanaian frog conservationists and protect West Africa’s ecosystems. All funds raised in this evening will go towards helping this take place.

Join us at any time from 4pm-9pm at:
Streets Pub
1804 J Street
Sacramento, CA

A live reggae band starts outside at 9pm and all supporters that are in the door before 9pm do not have to pay a cover charge. Kids are welcome from 4-9pm. Please RSVP at: www.savethefrogs.com/sacramento2016

See you at Streets Pub in Sacramento July 28th!

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The 8th Annual Save The Frogs Day: April 30th, 2016

The 8th Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 30th, 2016) was the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet's history, directly reaching over 14,000 participants, with at least 142 events taking place in 28 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ghana, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, United Kingdom and the USA. Thanks to everyone who made Save The Frogs Day 2016 possible!
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Tell Us About Your Save The Frogs Day 2016 Event!

From all of us at SAVE THE FROGS!, thank you for organizing a Save The Frogs Day event this year! It has been so exciting to see what you have done to celebrate amphibians and bring further awareness to their conservation.


In order to track the global impact of Save The Frogs Day, please take 5 minutes to fill out this follow-up survey:
http://goo.gl/forms/IUk09Flv3l

If you have not done so already, please email your best photos to Starkey@savethefrogs.com. Be sure to include your country, state and city in the subject line. Your photos serve as an example and inspiration to current and future Save The Frogs Day event holders. We need photos and event information by May 14, 2016 to post on the www.savethefrogs2.com website.

 

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Winners Announced: Save The Frogs Day 2016 Awards

With the support of our wonderful donors and The Pollination Project, SAVE THE FROGS! is pleased to announce the recipients of $1,250 in grants to help fund Save The Frogs Day events in four countries. Congratulations to this year's Save The Frogs Day Award winners:

* Q.M. Monzur Chowdhury - Sylhet, Bangladesh: $250
* Kristiina Kübarsepp - Elva, Estonia: $250
* Biraj Shrestha - Kathmandu, Nepal: $250
* Rajesh Jha - Kathmandu, Nepal: $250
* Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi - Kumasi, Ghana: $250

These frog savers have proven their abilities and dedication in the past, and these awards will ensure their 2016 Save The Frogs Day event success. Congratulations again to the recipients, and thank you again to our donors. We all look forward to seeing photos from the upcoming events!

www.savethefrogs.com/day

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Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum To Celebrate Save The Frogs Day

This is a great example of how museums, zoos and aquariums can get involved with Save The Frogs Day activities. Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum will be celebrating Save The Frogs Day with an array of activities to educate adults and kids about amphibians and to raise money for amphibian conservation efforts. Museum Visitors and Staff will all be encouraged to wear green to show their support for this event.

Read more: Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum To Celebrate Save The Frogs Day

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Conceived and coordinated by SAVE THE FROGS!, Save The Frogs Day is the world's largest day of amphibian education and conservation action. Our goal is to provide frog enthusiasts with educational materials, ideas and inspiration and empower them to educate their local communities about amphibians. Save The Frogs Day takes place annually on the last Saturday of April. Thank you for organizing and registering your event!

See the 2018 Save The Frogs Day Event Listings Here

You can easily find this webpage at any time by visiting:
www.savethefrogs.com/day

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Save The Frogs Day Worldwide Impact
Since 2009 our supporters have held over 1,300 Save The Frogs Day educational events in at least 55 countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the USA. These events have helped educate tens of thousands of people about the importance of frogs and ways to protect amphibian populations!

Save The Frogs Day events have included protests at the US Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to ban harmful endocrine-disrupting pesticides; parades through major urban centers; frog art and photo exhibits in town centers; habitat restoration at critical frog habitats; nature walks to teach people about their local amphibians; and numerous presentations on amphibian conservation in schools and universities. Because of Save The Frogs Day and our worldwide network of volunteers, the frogs now have assistance all around the planet, and the next generation of humans is growing up with the knowledge needed to protect amphibians from extinction.

We encourage you to donate to SAVE THE FROGS! today to ensure the perpetuity and impact of Save The Frogs Day.

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Since 2013, SAVE THE FROGS! has led ecotours in Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Peru...and we are continuously developing amazing new ecotours around the world. The goal of our ecotours is to take adventurous, nature-loving people to the most biodiverse places on the planet and teach them all about wildlife and the natural world. On a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour, we find lots of frogs; meet local people; connect with other SAVE THE FROGS! supporters; visit beautiful places; eat great food; and have an all around unforgettable experience. We hope you can join us! If you have any questions, please contact us.

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