#AmphibianHero: Arcadia Reptile

Dendrobates tinctorius azures © John Courteney-Smith MRSB Arcadia Products Our next #AmphibianHero is a new Amphibian Survival Alliance partner whose vision is to “start a revolution in captive exotics care” via the exact re-creation of the wild needs of every species. Arcadia Products PLC wants to share their knowledge wherever possible and to create the [...]

#AmphibianHero: MantellaMan Conservation

An interview with Joshua Ralph, Batrachologist and Conservationist with MantellaMan Conservation, an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner.[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][text_output] Amphibians the world over are facing probably the world’s most serious extinction crisis. What are your thoughts on the future prospects for amphibian conservation and preventing further extinctions? Personally, I find it isn't entirely productive thinking of what is going to happen or [...]

Amphibian Hero: Josh’s Frogs

At Josh's Frogs, one of the largest private breeders of neotropical amphibians in the United States, we're committed to protecting wild populations of the amphibians we love. With our experience propagating neotropical anura in captivity we are determined to do what we can to supplant the demand for wild caught frogs with healthy, ethically produced, [...]

Vancouver Aquarium breeds tadpoles of endangered Oregon Spotted Frog and finds juveniles surviving in the wild

As part of the global effort called Amphibian Ark (AArk), the Oregon Spotted Frog Recovery Team, which includes the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre and Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner Wildlife Preservation Canada, have recently released hatched tadpoles of one of the most endangered amphibians in Canada, the Oregon spotted frog, into the wild.[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][text_output] This is [...]

#AmphibianHero: Association Mitsinjo

We recently sat down with Devin Edmonds, the Amphibian Conservation Director for the newest partner to join the Alliance, Association Mitsinjo. Mitsinjo is a Malagasy word that in the context of their organization means “to look ahead and provide for the future." Their mission is to link biodiversity conservation with sustainable rural development in Andasibe, Madagascar – the frog capital [...]

Amphibian Hero: RAVON

The mission of RAVON (Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation the Netherlands) is to increase the number of sustainable populations of amphibians, reptiles and freshwater fish in the Netherlands. Because staff alone cannot do this, they closely collaborate with nearly 2,000 volunteers who are their ears and eyes in the field. We have seen the beginning of the [...]

#AmphibianHero: CREA

We sat down with Michael S. Roy, Founder and President of CREA, a new Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner whose very vision is where every person is an advocate for the conservation of nature to get a sense of the future of amphibians, what they're doing to help safeguard that future and how you can help as well. Amphibians the world [...]

Leap into action this February 28

The third annual Leap Day for Frogs is back by popular demand on the 28th of February 2015 and is being coordinated by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) following the success of the 2014 national awareness day for frogs. [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][text_output]The aim of the day is to celebrate the incredible diversity of frogs, raise awareness [...]

#AmphibianHero: Digitilian

The mission of Amphibian Survival Alliance partner Digitilian is to promote reptiles and amphibians in a positive way through education. Then, when and where possible give what they can to herpetology related charities and conservation organizations. We sat down with Rebecca, the editor of Digitilian to discuss how they're making a difference for amphibians around the world and [...]

Conserve It Forward attends White House Champions of Change for Climate Education and Literacy

WOW! I was invited to the White House to be part of the climate change conversation. Today was one of the best days of my life! About 15 students from around the country got to be part of the White House Champions of Change for Climate Education and Literacy events. We heard from 2 panels [...]