Atrazine is one of the world’s most common pesticides: over 80 million pounds of it were used on American crops last year, and it has been in use for 50 years. This harmful pesticide is an endocrine disruptor that can turn male frogs into females at concentrations as low as 2.5 parts per billion. Atrazine … Continue reading Tell the EPA to Ban Atrazine!
The SAVE THE FROGS! Eco-tour to Belize has taken off to a great start! The rains have come and the frogs are out! So far we have encountered 10 species of frogs and toads. By far the most beautiful of frog species we observed this evening was the Red-eyed Tree Frog, Agalychnis callidryas. It is … Continue reading Save The Frogs Eco-tour to Belize has begun!
Happy 4th of July from SAVE THE FROGS! In order to bring awareness to the devastating declines of amphibian populations around the world, SAVE THE FROGS! marched in the Willimantic Boombox Parade! Volunteers of SAVE THE FROGS! distributed educational materials, stickers, and organic sweets to children watching the parade. Willimantic loves its frogs and these … Continue reading Williamantic, CT: March for the Frogs!
Friday, October 5th, 2012: SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman, Michael Starkey, will give a presentation about the amphibian extinction crisis and the work of SAVE THE FROGS! to the Northern California Herpetological Society. This event will be held at the Arden Manor Recreational Center (1415 Rushden Dr., Sacramento, CA 95864) and will start at 7:00 … Continue reading Sacramento, CA: See a lecture about the amphibian extinction crisis!
Thanks to all our supporters who voted for us last week! We are now eligible for the $250,000 Mission Small Business award from Chase Bank (who donated $25,000 to SAVE THE FROGS! earlier this year). We have submitted our grant proposal and will know the results by September 15th! Photo of Rana vaillanti by Michael … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! in the running for $250,000 award from Chase Bank
Kevin Ruprich’s April 1st, 2009 interview with SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger What is your favorite frog? Why is this your favorite? I like the Southern Orange-eyed Treefrog (Litoria chloris), which graces the SAVE THE FROGS! logo and is the central frog in our Frogs of Australia poster. They like to … Continue reading Interview with SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger (2009)