Written by Michael Starkey Michael Starkey
Parent Category: Events Events
Category: Save The Frogs Day Save The Frogs Day
Created: 07 November 2016 07 November 2016

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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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:

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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:

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!