FrogWatch USA volunteers generate valuable science-based information on frog and toad populations, distribution, and seasonal timing (phenology). Data are collected nationwide by a community of volunteer citizen scientists, date back to 1998, and can be used by land managers, researchers, educators, and
- FrogWatch USA history and the significance of citizen science investigations
- Amphibian ecology, global amphibian decline, and conservation
- Wetland recognition, site selection, and registration introduction
- Localizing a species list and creating a field guide
- Data collection: Selecting and registering a survey site; monitoring protocols
- Volunteer assessments and certification
- Data submission and communication procedures
- Online data entry, review, and exploration
The FrogWatch USA Online Data Entry & Exploration Course module is included in this course package.
Course Fee: $10 for AZA individual members; $15 for non-members. The FrogWatch USA Data Entry and Exploration Course
Course Expiration: 12 months from start.
Course Duration: 3 to 4 hours. You may exit the course and resume learning at any time within 12 months from starting the course. Downloadable materials are yours to save and keep for future reference.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-244-3342.