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Toad-ally Cool Math and Science Integration

This article written by:Catherine E. Matthews, Professor Emerita, University of North Carolina Greensboro Melony Allen, Teacher, Andrews Elementary School, Burlington, North Carolina Lacey Huffling, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Katie Brkick, Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University We think toads are toadally cool! We teach participants in The HERP Project* programs to catch, identify, weigh and measure toads and […]

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Dr. Kerry Kriger to speak at the Iberian Congress of Herpetology in Spain

SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger will be giving two presentations at the Iberian Congress of Herpetology in Lleida, Spain on October 5th, 2016. One presentation will be about the SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Expedition (www.savethefrogs.com/ghana2016) and our efforts to protect the endangered Giant Squeaker Frogs and Togo Slippery Frogs. The other presentation will […]

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SAVE THE FROGS! UWSP Chapter, a review of our first 2 years in Action!

Our student chapter of SAVE THE FROGS! was created in 2011 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. UWSP has one of the largest populations of natural resource students in the nation, and was just recently placed on Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll for the third year in a row! Here […]

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An Introduction to the Frogs and Toads of Ghana

Ghana is home to 84 known amphibian species: 78 frogs, 5 toads and a caecilian. Ghana does not have salamanders or newts. With your support, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana will ensure that every one of these species survives long into the future! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey was able to see many species of frogs […]

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Herpetology Job Opening in Wisconsin

Title: Herpetologist Job Number: 28011 (Classification: Faculty Appointment) Agency: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Location: Stevens Point, Wisconsin Job Description: The Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position in Herpetology (Assistant Professor), beginning August 2012. Teaching assignment includes courses in Herpetology, Evolution, Introductory Biology, and Senior Seminar. Research with undergraduates, […]

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JONES-LOVICH GRANT IN SOUTHWESTERN HERPETOLOGY Thanks to the generosity of Larry Jones and Rob Lovich, 100% of the proceeds from the sale of their book, Lizards of the American Southwest (2009, Rio Nuevo Press), goes to support herpetological field research in the American Southwest. HL student members have the chance to compete for a single […]

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Job Opening: Disease Ecology and Amphibian Conservation

Job Opening: Postdoctoral Scientist at UC Boulder Creative and motivated candidates are invited to apply for a Postdoctoral Scientist position working at the intersection of disease ecology and amphibian conservation at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The position will focus on exploring questions in one of two focal areas: (1) Applying metacommunity theory to host-parasite […]

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Announcing the Batrachology Petition

Batrachology is the study of amphibians. Most people use the term “herpetology”, but this term in its current usage signifies the study of amphibians and/or reptiles, two groups wth extremely different evolutionary and life histories. Find out why the continued use of the term “herpetology” is a problem for amphibian conservation efforts on the official […]

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Job Opening – North Carolina Salamanders

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 4 March 2009 SALAMANDER SEASONAL TECHNICIAN Agency: Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Location: Southwestern North Carolina Job Description: A seasonal field technician is needed for research investigating headwater stream community ecology in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Field work will involve capturing, […]

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Herpetology (2nd edition) Now Available

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 18 February 2009 NEW BOOK HERPETOLOGY (Second Edition) by Laurie Vitt & Janalee Caldwell The second edition has been thoroughly revised. The text has been reorganized, new chapters have been added, new text references have been inserted. All this plus new color systematics sections […]

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