Get Involved! How You Can Help

You don't have to be a research biologist or a wildlife manager to help protect and conserve your local amphibians. Below are some ideas to get you started. You can make a difference!

Resources on Creating Amphibian-friendly Habitats
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CollapseBackyard Habitat: Backyard Pond
Description: Would you like to attract amphibians to your backyard? Follow these simple instructions, which use ordinary materials, to build your own frog pond. This is a great activity for families and classrooms. This project is part of the National Wildlife Federation's Backyard Habitat Program.
Resource Type: Recommended Practices
Resource Format: URL
Publisher: National Wildlife Federation
ExpandFrogwatch USA
ExpandNatural Gardening - National Wildlife Magazine
ExpandUrban Outback - Wetlands for Wildlife: A Guide to Wetland Restoration and Frog-Friendly Backyards
Resources on Volunteer Amphibian Monitoring Opportunities
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Collapse2004 Archived Web Site: Terrestrial Salamander Monitoring Program
Description: Archived Web site: The Terrestrial Salamander Monitoring Program was activated on June 30, 1997. Available here are background materials, protocols for installing and running salamander monitoring sites, a number of methodological experiments you may want to run, and sites for registration and the entry of your results. Provides biological and statistical rationale, introduction, bias, sampling frame, protocol, references, notes on quality control, coordination and data management, salamander experiments, and how to volunteer.
Resource Type: Monitoring Protocols
Resource Format: URL
Publisher: The Internet Archive
ExpandBackyard Habitat: Backyard Pond
ExpandFinal Report Assessment Of Utility Of Frogwatch Use Data 1998-2005 (PDF, 40 pp., 386 KB)
ExpandFrogWatch USA
ExpandIndiana's North American Amphibian Monitoring Program
ExpandMaine Amphibian Monitoring Program
ExpandNatural Gardening - National Wildlife Magazine
ExpandNorth American Amphibian Monitoring Program - Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
ExpandNorth American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP)
ExpandProtocols for Conducting a Successful Survey for Amphibian Malformations
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