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North American Amphibian Monitoring Program

Purpose of the project is to assess population change for frogs and toads. Citizen scientists learn to identify their local frogs and toads by their unique breeding vocalizations and then conduct frog call surveys at predetermined locations (adopt a survey route). Data are collected using a calling survey technique, in which volunteers identify local amphibian species by their unique breeding vocalizations or calls.

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Geographic Scope: United States (Over 20 states in eastern and central time zones)

Project Status: Hiatus or on hold - not recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Measurement, Observation, Specimen/sample collection,

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Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning, Conservation,