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Los Angeles Times Interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger

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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​.

Bullfrog Prohibition: Save The Frogs Official Comment To CA Fish & Game Commission

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In late 2016, SAVE THE FROGS! and the Center for Biological Diversity submitted a petition to the California Fish & Game Commission (FGC) calling on the state to list American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana; Lithobates catesbeianus) as a prohibited species. Our petition is being considered at the FGC’s April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, CA …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Petitions State of California to Ban Importation of American Bullfrogs

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On December 7th, 2016, SAVE THE FROGS! and the Center for Biological Diversity submitted a petition to the California Fish & Game Commission (FGC) calling on the state to ban the importation of live American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) by adding the species to the state’s list of restricted animals. The addition would help prevent future …

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Action Alert! Help stop the bullfrog importation

The American Bullfrog is a harmful non-native invasive species in California that spreads disease and eats native wildlife. The frogs are imported into the state by the millions and cause huge ecological damage to the state’s wildlife and ecosystems. On February 12th, 2015 the California Fish and Game Commission will be receiving a presentation from …

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Learn about the Amazing Amphibians of California!

Want to learn more about the amphibians of California? SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey discusses the natural history and ecology of many of California’s amazing amphibians, the threats they face, and explains how YOU can help these incredible creatures from extinction! Watch the video here: http://youtu.be/UQwtFFJ2_BI Photo: Mountain Yellow-legged Frog, Vance Vredenburg

California Bans The Importation Of Non-Native Frogs For Use As Food

Victory for California’s native amphibians! Millions of non-native American Bullfrogs enter San Francisco and Los Angeles each year from ports in China, Taiwan, Brazil and Uruguay. These farm-raised frogs are known carriers of a deadly chytrid fungus that has decimated California’s Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Populations, and caused the complete extinction of up to 100 amphibian …

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An Invasive Species Nightmare: A True Story

By Wildlife Biologist Mark Allaback Although it has taken a decade and is (somewhat) ongoing, I believe I have been instrumental in eradicating bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) after they were introduced to the Big Sur Watershed in 2000 at a California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) breeding pond. Of course, the bullfrog eradication effort required lots of …

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