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California Tiger Salamander

Tesla Park Assembly Bill Approved By California Legislature

Fabulous news: the California legislature has approved Assembly Bill 1086, which would allow the Department of Parks and Recreation to sell the portion of the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area (known as the Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area or Tesla Park), that has never been opened for public use, to a local public agency or non-profit organization […]

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giant squeaker frog

The Giant Squeaker Frog Is Now Officially Listed As Critically Endangered

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts have resulted in a huge victory for the Giant Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua). From 2015 through early 2019, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Co-Founders Dr. Kerry Kriger and Gilbert Adum campaigned for the re-categorization of the Giant Squeaker Frog by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered. Success was achieved in March 2019 with the IUCN officially re-categorizing the frog as Critically Endangered. This new listing will help the Giant Squeaker Frog receive significantly increased protections and will enable conservation groups like SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana to more easily secure funding for conservation programs in and around the frog’s habitat in western Ghana.

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Atewa Forest

Save The Frogs Day Mega Protest In Accra To Prevent Mining Of The Atewa Forest

As part of this year’s Save The Frogs Day celebrations, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana will join forces with local groups to campaign in Accra on June 5th, 2019. STF! Ghana members and other protesters will march to the seat of government and the Forestry Commission of Ghana to demand an immediate termination of impending bauxite mining operations at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

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Pedro Peloso frogs

How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity

Brazilian amphibian biologist Dr. Pedro Peloso gave a fabulous presentation on “How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity” for our January 23rd, 2019 SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar. Amphibian enthusiasts from around the world attended Dr. Peloso’s online presentation featuring amazing photos of Brazil’s amphibians and an abundance of information on their ecology, the threats they face, and ways to save them.

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Costa Rica Amphibian Diversity

Amphibians of Costa Rica: Diversity & Threats

We are pleased to announce an upcoming SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar featuring amphibian biologist Victor Acosta Chaves discussing “The Amphibians of Costa Rica: Diversity & Threats”. This free online presentation will feature amazing photos of Costa Rica’s amphibians and an abundance of information on their ecology, the threats they face, and ways to save them.

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KNUST Wewe River Amphibian Project – 2018 Successes

The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana K-WRAP program has been saving frogs and habitat along the Wewe River in Kumasi since 2014, which has led to important advances in protecting the local amphibian population and promoting the involvement of local communities to participate in conservation.

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California Red-Legged Frog

Tesla Park Action Alert: Protect Amphibians From Off-Highway Vehicles

Help save Tesla Park’s endangered amphibians from off-highway vehicle destruction! Note: This action is closed, but you can find current Tesla park campaign info at: www.savethefrogs.com/tesla-park We need your help today to stop the State of California from turning 3,100 acres of critical amphibian habitat at Tesla Park into a publicly funded off-highway vehicle park! […]

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Wetlands Restoration Training Opportunities

Most of America’s wetlands have been destroyed! Here’s how you can help restore them: June 24-25, 2014. Mass Audubon Long Pasture Sanctuary, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Hands-on Wetland Creation Workshop. Participants will help design and restore ephemeral wetlands on Cape Cod using the groundwater and surface water techniques for the rare eastern spadefoot and other wildlife species. Please visit Mass […]

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2013 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest Winners

The 2013 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest received 3,097 entries from 42 countries! Entries came from: Algeria, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, France, Ghana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South […]

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Save Tesla Park’s Amphibian’s from Off Road Vehicles

California’s Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) is planning to let intensive off-road vehicle use destroy the upland habitats of Tesla Park’s frogs and salamanders! SAVE THE FROGS! is joining an effort led by Friends of Tesla Park to preserve the historic and natural resources of this parcel. Please submit your comment asking the California State Parks to prohibit […]

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