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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animals, Biological & Life Sciences, Environment, Natural Resources Conservation & Protection, Protection of Endangered Species

Mission: SAVE THE FROGS! is America's first and only public charity dedicated exclusively to amphibian conservation. Our mission is to protect amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife.

Geographic areas served: Planet Earth

Programs: Save the frogs! Is the world's leading amphibian conservation organization. Our mission is to protect amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife. We work in california, across the usa, and around the world to prevent the extinction of amphibians, and to create a better planet for humans and wildlife. Conceived and coordinated by save the frogs! , the 6th annual save the frogs day (april 27, 2013) was the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet's history, directly reaching over 19,400 participants, with at least 192 events taking place in 23 countries. Save the frogs! Designed 15 wetlands and helped restore and create 13 wetlands in 2014. Working with the sea view elementary school in salton city, ca, save the frogs! Led a successful campaign to get the california red-legged frog recognized as california's official state amphibian. Save the frogs! Initiated a campaign to protect the foothill yellow-legged frogs of alameda creek by appealing the city of san francisco's proposal to destroy portions of the creek. Save the frogs! Along with its partner organizations filed a lawsuit against the city of san francisco to require the city to undertake an environmental assessment of its activities at sharp park, where the city drains wetlands and pumps them to sea during a drought, and to the detriment of the federally protected species that live and breed in the wetlands. The 2014 save the frogs! Poetry contest received 1,168 entries from 45 countries. The 2014 save the frogs! Art contest received 3,254 entries from 35 countries. Our website www. Savethefrogs. Com educated 433,018 unique visitors in 2014. In 2014, save the frogs! Founder kerry kriger gave 55 presentations to 2,363 attendees. Save the frogs! Led a group of 12 on a 10-day ecological journey through belize. Save the frogs! Awarded the peter henry warny award for amphibian conservation in the amount of $1,500 to the undergraduate volunteers of the save the frogs! University of wisconsin stevens point chapter in february 2014. Save the frogs! Thanks all of our generous donors who make our educational efforts on behalf of frogs possible. Save the frogs! Regularly provides interviews to journalists and contributes to mainstream articles on amphibian conservation.

Community Stories

21 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Laurel7

Donor

Rating: 5

The enthusiasm this group has for educated the public about frogs is incredible!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Although Save The Frogs mainly raises awareness in conserving the amphibian populations, they have done multiple habitat conservation projects; like raising the Red-Legged Frog population at Antonelli Pond in Santa Cruz. They also fought hard to shut down the local Sharp Park gold coarse in order to preserve the land for the endangered species inhabiting that area.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Educating people is the most important thing in raising awareness in a given community. Save the Frogs does a great job speaking to students of all ages, alerting them about the current issue amphibians face and the problems humans will soon face if they continue using poisonous chemicals like Atrazine in farming, even the sale of frog legs in restaurants. Stopping the extinction of frogs is a long fragile process but SAVE THE FROGS is helping everywhere they can.

Donor

Rating: 5

I love SAVE THE FROGS! They run campaigns to get harmful pesticides banned, protect land, get dissections out of schools and frog legs out of restaurants. And they organize Save The Frogs Day, which gets educational events going in about 40 countries! Nobody does a better job advocating for the frogs and educating people about protecting the environment than SAVE THE FROGS!

Review from Guidestar

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Donor

Rating: 5

SAVE THE FROGS is fantastic! They coordinated April 30th's Save The Frogs Day, which was the largest day of amphibian education in the planet's history, over 20 countries took part!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I'm a graduate student and use SAVE THE FROGS' free amphibian disease detection protocols to do my research. I wouldn't be able to do my research without this...Great organization!

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Donor

Rating: 1

I am astonished by what I recently learned about Save The Frogs.com. There is no transparency about donations. Kerry, the founder, provides no info on how money is spent, and he does seem to use donations to pay his personal room and board and personal expenses. I am disgusted and will no longer donate to this sickening charade.

Comments ( 1 )

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savethefrogs 12/24/2012

This post is blatantly incorrect, posted by an angry person whose hastily-written proposal was not granted funds from SAVE THE FROGS!. All SAVE THE FROGS! financial information is publicly available at www.savethefrogs.com/who-we-are

Review from Guidestar

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Donor

Rating: 5

SAVE THE FROGS is the only organization of its kind...a grassroots movement working to protect the world's frogs, which are rapidly going extinct. I love them!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I'm currently on the board of directors as Secretary for the Bay Area Amphibians and Reptiles Society in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are deeply committed to saving frogs everywhere, and Save the Frogs will come speak to our club next month. The director / president, Kerry Kriger, is a very dedicated person and he is doing wonderful things for his non-profit, giving talks to educate people, sponsoring grants, providing materials for others to use in promoting ways to save frogs. This organization absolutely deserves recognition for being the only non-profit group focused on saving frogs, and for making it happen!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I love save the frogs, this organization as lots of info on how to take care of the planet so it won't affect frogs. i downloaded the save the frogs toolbar to use when i shop on line. they keep me informed on any web conferences. well worth joining and i love the fun pictures. Roxy green