May 1 – 7, 2022
Theme: What Are Amphibians?
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- May 1: Amphibians Through Time
- May 2: Amphibian Superpowers
- May 3: Meet an Amphibian
- May 4: Meet an Amphibian Biologist
- May 5: Name that Amphibian
- May 6: Amphibians on the Move
- May 7: Amphibians are important
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May 1: Ancient Giants: Meet a Japanese Giant Salamander; 12:00 PM PT/1:00 PM MT/ 2:00 PM CT/ 3:00 PM ET
Travel back in time to meet the Smithsonian’s Japanese giant salamanders with Matt Evans, Assistant Curator at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute . Matt will introduce audiences to these prehistoric critters, will show a quick video and will answer questions about this fascinating amphibian. We also might get a chance to ‘meet’ some Japanese giant salamanders at the end of the session. Closed captions will be available via Zoom. This webinar has concluded. Please check back for recordings.
May 3: Meet Amphibian Foundation’s Ambassadors; 11:00 AM PT/ 12:00 PM MT/1:00 PM CT/2:00 PM ET
Join Amphibian Foundation Lead Educator, Amanda Dahlgren, to learn about some local amphibians and meet some of their ambassadors live! Closed captions will be available via Zoom. This webinar has concluded. Please check back for recordings.
May 5: Name that Amphibian!; 3:00 PM PT/4:00 PM MT/ 5:00 PM CT/ 6:00 PM ET
Join Jamie Bettaso, Wildlife Biologist with the US Forest Service Six Rivers National Forest, to test out your California/ West Coast Amphibian knowledge! Can you ID all the species?! This webinar will be geared towards high school age and above, but all are welcome to attend and learn about these cool amphibians. Closed captions will be available via Zoom.
- Amphibian Week 2022 Videos– Meet an Amphibian Scientist
- USGS Frog Quiz
- USGS- I am a Herpetologist
- USGS- Coloring Sheets
- Amphibian Awareness Activities– Rio Grande Community Farm
- Of Pools and People – Vernal Pool Activities and Resources