University of Dhaka SAVE THE FROGS! Seminar

On February 22nd, 2018 the Zoological Society of Bangladesh hosted a SAVE THE FROGS! seminar at University of Dhaka, in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger delivered a presentation on amphibian conservation and the history of SAVE THE FROGS! Bangladesh. Thanks to all the organizers and the 80+ attendees!

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Why People Donate to SAVE THE FROGS!

My number one rule of fundraising is that “Fundraising is critical to mission success”. Over the past decade I have helped raise more than one million dollars for worldwide amphibian conservation efforts. As most of SAVE THE FROGS! funding comes via donations from individuals (rather than the government, corporations, foundations or other nonprofits), it is important to know what actually motivates people to donate. I can think of a multitude of reasons people should donate to SAVE THE FROGS!. For instance:

  • Your donation funds efforts that protect amphibian habitat and make our environment cleaner, healthier, and more beautiful.
  • Your donation helps SAVE THE FROGS! staff and volunteers educate thousands of people about amphibians, in a time when the schools and universities are severely lacking in terms of environmental education.
  • Donating fulfills a general human desire to do good, and thus makes you feel good.
  • Donating provides you a potential tax deduction, ensuring that more of your hard earned money gets used for environmental protection and less goes to governmental waste.

But why do people actually donate to SAVE THE FROGS!?

Read on to find out!

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Frog art courtesy of Raikoumoon

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Dr. Kerry Kriger Visits India & Bangladesh

Empowering Indian & Bangladeshi Citizens To Protect Amphibian Populations:SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger Visits India & Bangladesh From December 2017 through February 2018, I will visit SAVE THE FROGS! volunteers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Delhi, Dhaka, Chittagong & Sylhet to give presentations and assist them in increasing the effectiveness of their efforts … Continue reading Dr. Kerry Kriger Visits India & Bangladesh

SAVE THE FROGS! Paraguay Expedition to Parque Guasu

On December 2nd, 2017, SAVE THE FROGS! Paraguay held a frogging expedition at Parque Guasu Metropolitano in the capital, Asunción. Fifteen frog enthusiasts joined us looking for frogs and taking pictures of them, after which we released them back into their habitat. We were led by herpetologist Alberto Carosini, an expert who identified the species. … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Paraguay Expedition to Parque Guasu

Gilbert Adum Attending University of Cambridge

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director and Co-Founder Gilbert Adum has gained admission to the University of Cambridge to pursue a Masters degree (MPhil) in Conservation Leadership. Cambridge University is one of the world’s top universities and the alma mater of luminaries like John Harvard (founder of Harvard University) and Charles Darwin (father of evolutionary biology). The Masters program is to equip Gilbert with the strategic leadership skills he needs to enable him to realize his long-term objective of making SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana a model and inspiration for conservationists throughout the African continent. The one of a kind program combines university lectures with nonprofit management practices and covers both the theory and practical aspects of conservation. The program also brings together passionate conservation leaders from around the world. This gives Gilbert an excellent opportunity to make contacts with like-minded conservationists and develop lasting collaborations.

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Co-Founder Gilbert Adum speaks in Germany during his 2015 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship

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The Frogman Experience: Save The Frogs Day 2017 In Santa Cruz, California

On April 29th, 2017 I went out to snatch the mail. My neighbor, Andrew Marsh, an old mutual acquaintance of mine, was walking past, and I struck up a conversation as a good neighbor does. I had an idea of how amazing the day was going to be already, but little did I know that later that night I was going to be initiated into a clan of rock’n’roll environmentalists. You see, my neighbor Andrew isn’t your ordinary Santa Cruz resident. In fact, Andrew the Wizard, was lead guitarist in a band of anthropomorphic funkadelic superheroes whose mission in life is to save the world’s frogs. How? Namely through raising money and awareness about the increasingly dire plight that frogs face. This group, The Frogman Experience, were to rock the Ocean Street Center for Nonviolence that night, and so Andrew extended the invite.

“There’s a suggested donation,” he said, “but all proceeds go to benefit SAVE THE FROGS!”

It goes without saying that I was game.

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