Tag Archives: Amphibians

“Spring Forward” into Amphibian Conservation: Celebrate an Extra Hour of Daylight with Kermit the Frog

What do you consider the signs announcing the arrival of spring? For some, it may be the arrival of flocks of American robins swooping into neighborhood yards, while others look to budding trees or sprouting crocuses and daffodils. Perhaps you … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green: An Extinction Update

Amphibian populations are declining around the world, and two recent stories caught my eye: one hopeful and one sad.   In 2011, Texas suffered from devastating wildfires. It was feared that the fires in Bastrop County may have killed off the … Continue reading

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Leap for Amphibians with FrogWatch USA

With Leap Year adding an extra day to your calendar, take a giant leap for amphibians by joining FrogWatch USA, the flagship citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).  FrogWatch USA allows individuals and families to … Continue reading

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