Sign up for the 2018 FrogWatch workshop

December 26, 2017
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Did you know that 14 types of frogs and toads call Montgomery County home?

Our local frogs and toads are helpful indicators of the health of our waters (along with just being cute!). They have porous eggs and can breathe through their skin, which makes them susceptible to environmental change. That’s why they are used by citizen science programs in studies.

The Montgomery County FrogWatch chapter is kicking off its 2018 season and is looking for new citizen scientists to help with our efforts of monitoring frog and toad populations.

 

Image of DEP staff biologist showing kids a gray treefrog.

Image from a 2014 FrogWatch training

 

If you’re interested, sign up for our FrogWatch introductory class. Learn why frogs and toads call, when it is the best time to hear them, and where you can hear them. It’s Amphibian 101!

And don’t forget, frogs and toads are beneficial to humans for many reason including eating insects like mosquitos!

“It’s not easy being green.” – Kermit the Frog

 

FrogWatch 2018 Workshop

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm

255 Rockville Pike, suite 120

Rockville, MD 20850

Email or call Ana Arriaza to register: Ana.arriaza@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-777-7778.    (once registered you will receive updates and any weather-related cancellations)

We hope to see you there!

Frogs have it made – they get to eat what bugs them.

 

FrogWatch logo with a frog



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