Did you know there are tadpoles in Broad Branch stream? You can help keep an eye on them and the frogs they’ll grow into.
Katrina Weinig, who has taken on the neighborhood stewardship of this stream, wants the community to know about FrogWatch training for the Broad Branch and Linnean streams on Monday, April 18th.
Celebrate spring as a DOEE FrogWatch citizen scientist!
Did you know there are 14 species of frogs and toads in the District and that each can be recognized by their unique calls made during the spring and summer? Learn more about your amphibian neighbors and contribute to amphibian conservation in your community by becoming a DOEE FrogWatch chapter volunteer!
A volunteer training opportunity is scheduled for Monday, April 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Forest Hills of DC, a senior living community located at 4901 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20008.
The first 2.5 hours of the workshop is classroom- and activity-based and will provide instruction on how to collect and submit data on calling frogs and toads at streams and wetlands throughout the District. A field portion is being planned for the conclusion of the workshop. We will not be entering any wetlands, but please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.
The workshop is free but space is limited to 25. Registration is required and will close on Saturday, 4/16. Participants aged 10 and up are welcomed; minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Contact a chapter coordinator to register for this unique opportunity by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 202-727-7601. You can also learn more about the DOEE FrogWatch Chapter by visiting doee.dc.gov/service/frogwatch.