Category Archives: THREATENED AMPHIBIAN PROGRAMME

Address a pressing need for concerted frog conservation efforts using actions that address specific threats – these include protecting critical amphibian habitats, supporting research focused on critical gaps in our knowledge about amphibian conservation, and raising awareness around frogs in a South African context.

Nurturing Citizen Scientists

Our wetlands form the heart of our water catchments, purifying our valuable water resources that are essential for the survival of all living things. However, these precious ecosystems are under severe threat from urban encroachment, pollution and overutilisation. The EWT … Continue reading

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Making the Leap towards Sustainable Change

By Cherise Acker, Field Operations Officer: EWT Threatened Amphibian Programme CheriseA@ewt.org.za The EWT’s Threatened Amphibian Programme (TAP) envisions pristine wetlands filled with leaping frogs as a result of effective habitat and species conservation efforts.. Saving wetlands involves working with their … Continue reading

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Counting eggs before they hatch

By Jeanne Tarrant, EWT’s Threatened Amphibian Programme Manager The EWT’s Threatened Amphibian Programme is eggcited (!) to be expanding the reach of monitoring efforts for the Endangered Kloof Frog, Natalobatrachus bonebergi, which is a stream-dwelling frog, occurring in remnants of … Continue reading

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