Biraj Shrestha wins fellowship to attend University of California at Santa Cruz

Long-time SAVE THE FROGS! volunteer Biraj Shrestha from Nepal has won a full fellowship for two years to attend the prestigious University of California, Santa Cruz. Biraj will be enrolled in the Masters Program in Coastal Science and Policy, a recently introduced program under the faculty of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Biraj is one of … Continue reading Biraj Shrestha wins fellowship to attend University of California at Santa Cruz

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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Please welcome Sienne Hayes to the SAVE THE FROGS! Board of Directors

Sienne Hayes is passionate about the intersection between human and environmental health. She has coordinated and judged the SAVE THE FROGS! Poetry Contest and has assisted with Save The Frogs fundraising campaigns. Sienne is the Executive Assistant for the Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center, a non-profit community health center in Santa Cruz, California. Sienne earned her Bachelor of Arts from … Continue reading Please welcome Sienne Hayes to the SAVE THE FROGS! Board of Directors

Protecting California Red-Legged Frog Egg Masses at Antonelli Pond

In January 2011 we began restoring habitat for endangered California Red-Legged Frogs at Antonelli Pond in Santa Cruz. Hundreds of volunteers have helped us remove non-native weeds and bullfrogs, and plant native vegetation. On November 16th, 15 students from the Natural Bridges Green Careers High School helped us install fish exclusion fences to prevent non-native … Continue reading Protecting California Red-Legged Frog Egg Masses at Antonelli Pond