We strongly recommend the SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours for families, and urge you to support this wonderful organization and their efforts to save the frogs of the world! Our family joined SAVE THE FROGS! for the July 2017 Costa Rica Ecotour. Continue reading Costa Rica Ecotour For Families
Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? Then join a SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour, and join our group of amphibian enthusiasts as we visit the rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes, and mangroves. We will have an abundance of opportunities to find and photograph amphibians. Costa Rica has an incredible array of biodiversity, … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotours
Please fill out the Ecotour Notification Form below and we will make sure you are notified immediately whenever we announce new SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours. We are looking forward to traveling and frogging with you! A beautiful Pristimatis achatinus we sighted in Mindo, Ecuador during the June 2018 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour. Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour Notifications
SAVE THE FROGS! leads ecotours to the most amazing amphibian habitats on the planet. Get notified whenever we announce new ecotours: sign up here for Ecotour Notifications. Are you ready to join an ecotour? If so, please complete the Ecotour Expression of Interest Form and we will help you get registered! We look forward to … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours
We invite you to join the 2019 SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour (June 27th to July 8th, 2019), which will encompass the rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes and an abundance of opportunities to find and photograph amphibians. Costa Rica has an incredible array of biodiversity, landscapes and ecosystems. Costa Rica is home to 208 known amphibian species, all within a very small geographical area. There are lots of frogs to be found, making Costa Rica a perfect place for a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour.
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The tour was the best trip ever! A magical combination of smart, knowledgeable, warm, caring people and the most amazing wildlife, terrain, culture, and adventures. I would love to go again!
–Ann Sigafoos, Virginia
The 2nd Annual SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour took place July 14th to 25th, 2018. Our group of 16 frog enthusiasts traveled across the country, visiting the jungles of Sarapiquí; the Arenal volcano; the beaches of the Pacific; the cloud forests of San Gerado de Dota; and many points in between!
Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? Traveling in Costa Rica may be a different experience than what you are accustomed to, so we prepared these tips to ensure you are well-prepared for your SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour. Pura Vida!
In July 2017, I joined biologist Víctor Acosta Chaves, M.Sc. and his team for a survey of the amphibians and reptiles of the Texas A&M University’s Soltis Center for Research and Education (Soltis Center). The Center protects low to mid elevation rainforest (~500m above sea level) and connects with one of the largest pieces of protected land in Central America (Bosque Eterno de los Niños, the largest private reserve in Costa Rica). Situated on the Caribbean side of the continental divide east of Monteverde, the reserve receives a lot of rainfall and thus is perfect habitat for many amphibians. Over three days and nights we found at least 22 amphibian species! So as to assist future visitors to the TAMU Soltis Center in identifying the amphibians they encounter, I created this webpage. Enjoy the photos, and if you are fortunate enough to visit the Soltis Center, happy frogging!
The Texas A&M University’s Soltis Center for Research and Education
The inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour took place July 14th to 25th, 2017. Our group of 21 frog enthusiasts traveled across the country, visiting the jungles of Tortuguero and Sarapiqui; the Arenal volcano; the cloud forests of Monteverde; the beaches of the Pacific; and many points in between! We had the pleasure to encounter at least 33 amphibian species along the way; as well as over 140 bird species; 40 mammal species; crocodiles, caimans, iguanas and other amazing wildlife. We had classes on frogs, bats, turtles and ants; morning birdwatching walks; tours of chocolate and coffee plantations; we learned from local guides, naturalists and biologists; ate Costa Rican cuisine; learned about the country’s history and experienced its culture.
Pura vida and enjoy the photos!