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FrogWatch USA

Citizen Science program that provides individuals, groups, and families with an opportunity to learn about wetlands in their communities and report data on the calls of local frogs and toads.

FrogWatch USA

FrogWatch USA is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that provides individuals, groups, and families with an opportunity to learn about wetlands in their communities and report data on the calls of local frogs and toads. As a citizen science program, FrogWatch USA offers the opportunity for long-term, large scale data collection on these important animals. Data have been collected since 1998 from every state in the United States. More information on this project can be found at:
FrogWatch USA

 

Keywords:

Topic - Frogs and toads, wetland, acoustic survey, phenology, nocturnal

Audience - General public, families, zoos and aquariums, nature centers, agencies

Location - United States

Goals - Education, Research, Conservation

 

Organization:
Association of Zoos and Aquaruims

 

Contacts:
Rachel Gauza, AZA Citizen Science Program Specialist email Rachel Gauza
Shelly Grow, AZA Senior Conservation Biologist email Shelly Grow

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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