Rouge Frog & Toad Survey Training Workshop


Cause Areas

When

Sat Feb 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Canton Summit on the Park46000 Summit ParkwayCanton, MI 48188

About

Friends of the Rouge is looking for people who live within the Rouge River Watershed who would like to survey their neighborhood for frogs and toads. The survey involves attending a two hour training workshop, learning the breeding calls, then surveying in the evening several times a month March through June. Surveys are done by listening and determining what species are calling. Survey areas are quarter square mile blocks that contain wetlands. Families, seniors, students, etc. are encouraged to participate, children are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult.

This is part of a long term study tracking calling amphibians as indicators of wetland quality.

Volunteers must attend ONE training session:

Sat Feb. 17, 2018 10am-12pm Canton Summit on the Park

Sat. March 10, 2018 10am-12pm Farmington Hills Council Chambers

Sat. March 17, 2018 10am-12pm Livonia Civic Center Library

Pre-registration is required at www.therouge.org, call 313-792-9621 or spetrella@therouge.org.

Skills

  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hour training, several hours a month Mar-June
  • Need to survey after dark in assigned survey block, good hearing

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