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Save The Frogs Research Project on Chytrid Fungus in California Published

In 2015, SAVE THE FROGS! received a grant from the Alameda County Fish & Game Commission to research disease outbreaks in Foothill Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana boylii) in the San Francisco Bay Area. The research was published in the journal Ecosphere. You can read the abstract below, or download the PDF of the publication here. Photo …

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Giant Squeaker Frog Conservation Leadership Training

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is delighted to announce our upcoming Amphibian Conservation Leadership Programme on 26th March, 2015 at the University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies (UCAES). The major highlight for the day is on the theme: “The Giant Squeaker Frog Leadership Training.” The purpose of this training is to build the capacity of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s …

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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 …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Academy-Fundraising Class Video

Today SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger led a discussion on different ways you can fundraise. SAVE THE FROGS! Board Member Sienne Hayes join our discussion and shares her experiences fundraising for Save The Frogs Day. If you want to help raise money for the frogs, or if you have ever dreamed of running your own nonprofit, please watch our “Fundraising 101: …

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Climate Change and Brazilian Frogs

A new Crossodactylodes species was found at Pico do Itambe State Park at South Espinhaço Range, Southeastern Brazil, living in an area smaller than one square kilometer, and dependent on a single species of bromeliad. Due to its restrictive habitat and micro-climatic requirements, climate change and bromeliad-collecting are probably a threat, but the effects of climate …

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Protocol for the Detection of Chytrid Fungus Using Quantitative PCR Techinques

In terms of its effect on biodiversity, chytridiomycosis is quite possibly the worst disease in recorded history. The disease, caused by a pathogenic chytrid fungus, has caused amphibian population declines in Australia, South America, North America, Central America, New Zealand, Europe, and Africa, and is likely responsible for over 100 species extinctions since the 1970’s. …

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Scientific paper outlines actions to save declining amphibian populations in the US

Despite the theoretical protection afforded by the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), many amphibians remain under threat. A new scientific paper co-authored by Katherine M. O’Donnell, a participant of the 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Peru Ecotour, explores the various issues that have served as challenges to the recovery of declining amphibian populations in …

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Recommend A Book

SAVE THE FROGS! has compiled a list of books that we recommend frog enthusiasts read. Is there a book about amphibians, nature or environmental conservation that you love that is not on our list? If so, please fill out the brief form below so that we can look into it and possibly add it to our site as a recommendation to the SAVE THE FROGS! community.

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