Building Wetlands in Elgin, Arizona

Dear SAVE THE FROGS! Supporters,

I am excited to announce that thanks to 13 generous donors who contributed $1,962 to the SAVE THE FROGS! wetland program, I was able to build three large wetlands in Elgin, AZ in early June 2017. These wetlands are at the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society. One of the three wetlands already has water in it and we expect the others to fill as soon as the rains come. These wetlands will benefit at least three threatened species: the Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis); the Northern Mexican Gartersnake (Thamnophis equesmegalops); and the Desert Pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius).

Kathlyn Franco Tom Biebighauser
SAVE THE FROGS! Wetland Coordinator Kathlyn Franco Osagie and wetland construction expert Tom Biebighauser excited to be building wetlands for threatened species.

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Building Wetlands For California Red-Legged Frogs In Eldorado National Forest

California Red-Legged Frogs (Rana draytonii) were once abundant in California, but their numbers declined drastically in the mid-1800’s when gold miners began eating them in large quantities and their mining activities eroded hillsides and polluted the water bodies the frogs rely on. Modern day Californians negatively impact California Red-Legged Frogs by destroying the frogs’ habitats … Continue reading Building Wetlands For California Red-Legged Frogs In Eldorado National Forest

Oct 15&16: WETLANDS CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP in San Francisco Bay Area

For a great deal, register by October 1st! www.savethefrogs.com/workshops What’s the most pro-active way to save the frogs? Build and restore their vanishing habitat! This two-day workshop will be led by SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger and wetland construction expert Tom Biebighauser. We will begin at the SAVE THE FROGS! Education Center in … Continue reading Oct 15&16: WETLANDS CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP in San Francisco Bay Area

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 … Continue reading Wetlands Restoration Training Opportunities