California Red-Legged Frog Workshop


Tuesday, April 15, 2008
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch will be provided

COST: $100.00
Payable by check to Elkhorn Slough Foundation


Instructor Information

Dr. Nina Akhavan

Ms. Valentine Hemingway
UC Santa Cruz

Dr. Galen Rathbun
Research Associate
California Academy of Sciences

Norman Scott, Jr.
Research Associate
Smithsonian Institution


Grey Hayes
(831) 274-8700



See also: California Red Legged Frog, Habitat Restoration**YOUR REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE FINALIZED BEFORE WE RECEIVE PAYMENT. Because of more limited space in the night field training, we require separate checks for April 15 workshop and the field training session. Deadline for payment is March 26, 2008. We cannot refund payments for cancellations made less than 2 weeks in advance of the workshop.** On April 15, 2008 Norman Scott and Galen Rathbun will present a workshop in northern Monterey County on the biology and conservation of the California red legged frog (CRLF). The workshop will consist of classroom lectures complimented by an afternoon field component. Intended audiences include: biological consultants, land managers, researchers, and regulatory agency personnel. A limited number of workshop participants may also register for one of two night time field training sessions on the evenings of April 14 or April 15 (for additional information see separate webpage). Workshop Objectives: This is a great opportunity to receive training in species identification, field sampling techniques, and the habitat requirements of the CRLF. Workshop information will be useful for conservation planning and for educational outreach to agricultural producers and others who are considering projects that may impact CRLF. It will also provide foundational knowledge for monitoring projects where potential impacts to CRLF have been identified. Workshop Format: April 15 Workshop Morning Session (8:00am-2:00pm) - Classroom: Overview of biology and management of the California red-legged frog. Meet at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. Afternoon Session (2:00pm-6:00) - Field Site Visit Location, TBD: Habitat requirements, corridors, pond designs, metapopulations dynamics, and survey techniques. ---------------- On separate website, see more details for registering separately for the evening field training sessions. Only those registered for the April 15th workshop (above) may register for one of the night time field training session. April 14/15 (8:00pm-midnight) Sign up for one of two night time field training sessions- See separate webpages. Night time session at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, focusing on nighttime survey techniques. Nina D'Amore and Valentine Hemingway will demonstrate capturing, handling, sexing, and measuring of adult frogs and PIT tagging techniques.

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