FrogWatch USA – Saving the World One Frog at a Time
Amphibians throughout the world are declining. Do you want to help? If so, join the Buttonwood Park Zoo FrogWatch Chapter and become a citizen scientist! As a citizen scientist you will have the opportunity to explore your local wetlands, learn to identify local frogs and toads by their calls, and contribute data to a long-term scientific study.
This program is open to anyone, individuals and families, who are interested in learning more about our local frogs and toads and wetlands. To become a FrogWatcher all you need to is attend our training sessions and commit to site monitoring at least once a week during the breeding season.
All volunteers must attend the general training session to become a FrogWatch volunteer. You can also become a certified volunteer by attending an additional training session and honing your frog call identification skills. Volunteers must be at least 7 years old. All volunteers between 7 & 17 must be accompanied by an adult for training sessions and site monitoring. Also note that all monitoring must take place at least 30 minutes after sunset.
2-part Volunteer Trainings
Tuesday, February 19 2:00pm-4:00pm and Saturday, March 2 1:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday, March 16 1:00pm-3:00pm and Saturday, March 23 1:00pm-3:00pm
Please pre-register for the training sessions by calling (508)-991-6178 x 31.