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Frog Research

Frogs and other amphibians are important indicators of ecosystem health, as they are very susceptible to pollutants. The Urban Ecology Center’s Community Science team has been conducting frog monitoring for over a decade throughout Milwaukee County, contributing to a larger database used by the Wisconsin DNR. You can help us monitor population trends by participating in calling surveys which begin after sunsest.

If you are interested in helping the Urban Ecology Center with frog research, please attend a volunteer orientation or contact Meghan Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information on Wisconsin’s Frog and Toad Survey, please visit http://wiatri.net/inventory/FrogToadSurvey/WIFrogs/natHistory.cfm

Frog monitoring in river

The Urban Ecology Center’s frog research has received valuable funding from:

  • The Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Research Initiative

 

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