Amphibian Week was started in 2020 by the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) and partners as a way to increase awareness about amphibians and to celebrate all things amphibian.
Thanks for making our 2023 Amphibian Week the biggest and the best, yet! Stay tuned for updates as we look towards Amphibian Week 2024 set for Sun May 5th-Sat May 11th, 2024. If you are interested in getting involved, please reach out to the PARC National Coordinators (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will be adding information every couple of weeks, so please check back for more content.
2023 Theme: Discovering Amphibians
- Sunday, May 7: Hidden Biodiversity
- Monday, May 8: Amazing Amphibian Skin
- Tuesday, May 9: Eat and be eaten- predators, prey, and beyond
- Wednesday, May 10: Amphibian Communication
- Thursday, May 11: Throwback Thursday: Amphibians Through Time
- Friday, May 12: Amphibian Arts and Culture
- Saturday, May 13: Action for Amphibians
Amphibian Week Proclamation
We are thrilled to acknowledge that the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America officially proclaimed May 7-13, 2023, as National Amphibian Week! Read more here.
Social Media Toolkit
Are you looking for ideas and/ or inspiration for posts? If so, we will provide a social media toolkit which will include sample posts you can copy and paste, photo sources, and more! Be sure to use our official Amphibian Week hashtags and consider tagging PARC!
Are you in need of images to use on social media?! If so, check out our free media images here. Additional graphics will be added as Amphibian Week gets closer.
Meet An Amphibian Biologist- Videos
Want to learn more about amphibians and meet some folks who study amphibians? If so, check out our series of Meet an Amphibian Biologist videos below! You can also visit the playlist on YouTube here.
Amphibian Art Contest!
Thanks to everyone who participated in our first ever Amphibian Art contest! We’ll be notifying winners soon and will be announcing them on social media.
For this contest, we had four entry categories:
- Grades K-2 students
- Grades 3-5 students
- Grades 6-8 students
- Grades 9-12 students
Winners will receive amphibian-themed prizes. All winning entries will also be posted on the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) website and social media pages. All contestants will be emailed a digital certificate for participating in the contest. Check out our winners below!
Amphibian Week Posters
Download our free #AmphibianWeek posters designed by ila with Frog Cult and licensed under CC by SA 3.0. Request digital files to print on your own. The link to download will come with the three posters shown below at an 8x 11″ size as well as a combined poster that is larger. To help us keep track of interest/use, we are asking you to fill out the following form. Once we receive your request, we will email you the files to print.
To help celebrate #AmphibianWeek, we decided to put together a list of different activities and lesson plans that educators can use with students of all ages. Check out our Amphibian Week 2023 Activities guide (PDF) which breaks up ideas into different grade bands, provides additional resources, and provides a list of children’s books to learn and teach about amphibians. Look at the Padlet below for different opportunities- both virtual and in-person- to learn and participate as well!
Amphibian Week Events
Let’s get hopping! If you are holding events, either in-person or online, we want to help advertise them for you. If you have an event that you would like us to add to the Amphibian Week 2023 map, please fill out the information below. All events will be added to the Amphibian Week Padlet shown below. If you would like to add your event(s), please fill out the form here. You can also see a list of events here.
Amphibian Week Merchandise
Celebrate #AmphibianWeek in style and help Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation in the process by purchasing some of our Amphibian Week gear on Threadless.