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.
I had become increasingly aware that amphibians are at risk in our world. When I wanted to find out how to take care of my garden, lawn, wetland area, and forest grove, I wrote to Save the Frogs for information. Within a few hours, Dr. Kerry Kriger had sent me information and links that were of great utility and interest. As a result, I returned five unopened bags of a lawn-care weed 'n feed product to the local store and spoke with the store manager about the harmful effects of that product on frogs. Although I'm pulling my dandelions by hand, my husband and I love the evening symphony of croaking frogs all around us. I've continued to receive frequent updates from this organization. Dr. Kriger and his staff work diligently, helping his readers become more equipped to help Save the Frogs of the world.