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Tesla Park Assembly Bill Approved By California Legislature

California Tiger Salamander

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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Los Angeles Times Interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger

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On June 24th, 2019, LA Times journalist Joe Dworetzky interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about California amphibian conservation issues, including the state’s continued importation of millions of non-native American Bullfrogs. Other topics discussed include frog jumping contests and conservation of California’s state amphibian, the endangered California Red-Legged Frog​.

Volunteer Position: SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Campaigns Assistant

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana seeks a volunteer to help with our campaign to save the critically endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi). The campaign is comprised of two primary goals: (1) prevent bauxite mining in and around the frog’s habitat; and (2) create the Atewa National Park to permanently protect the frogs and their long-term chance of survival.

Environmental Safeguards Are Not A Barrier To Improving Infrastructure

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In response to President Trump’s recent infrastructure proposal, SAVE THE FROGS! and a coalition of 164 other organizations sent a letter to Congress opposing any infrastructure legislation that would undermine protections for public health, air, water or wildlife. The letter highlights the critical importance of retaining environmental safeguards while upgrading our nation’s infrastructure. SAVE THE …

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Rachel Hopkins wins the Governor of North Carolina’s Youth Conservationist of the Year award

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! supporter Rachel Hopkins for winning the Governor of North Carolina’s Youth Conservationist of the Year award! Rachel has been instrumental in getting legal recognition for Save The Frogs Day and for getting a state frog and salamander in North Carolina. Learn more here. From left to right, N.C. House of …

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California Bans The Importation Of Non-Native Frogs For Use As Food

Victory for California’s native amphibians! Millions of non-native American Bullfrogs enter San Francisco and Los Angeles each year from ports in China, Taiwan, Brazil and Uruguay. These farm-raised frogs are known carriers of a deadly chytrid fungus that has decimated California’s Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Populations, and caused the complete extinction of up to 100 amphibian …

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