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
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 … Continue reading Bullfrog Prohibition: Save The Frogs Official Comment To CA Fish & Game Commission
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 … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Petitions State of California to Ban Importation of American Bullfrogs
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 … Continue reading Action Alert! Help stop the bullfrog importation
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 Continue reading Learn about the Amazing Amphibians of California!
SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger today delivered 1,189 petition signatures to the California Department of Fish & Game calling on the state to ban the importation, sale and purchase of American Bullfrogs, widely regarded as one of the world’s worst invasive species. Several million live bullfrogs are legally imported into the state each … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! working to ban importation of bullfrogs into California