Information about Frogs, Frog Educational Links and Resources can be found on this page. The Mt Warning Caldera Region of NE NSW and SE QLD is home to many different species of FROGS. Frogs and their Habitats in the Mt Warning Caldera Region can be understood more by reading “Declines and Disappearances of Australian Frogs” (ISBN 0 642 54656 8) edited by Alastair Campbell, Environment Australia 1999.
- Frog – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- David Suzuki Foundation – Science Matters – Solving Global Warming, Protecting Human Health, Conserving Our Oceans, Promoting Global Conservation, Building a Sustainable Economy
- CSIRO Publishing Wildlife Research- Management & Conservation : Frog Ecology in Modified Australian Landscapes A Review by Donna Hazell 2003 ABSTRACT
- FROGS IN AN EFFLUENT SOCIETY Risks, Remedies and Responsibilities by Dr Sara Broomhal Published June 2004 WWF (ISBN: 1 875941 67 3) at frogsaustralia.net.au
- PAN – (Pesticide Action Network – USA) – many links here, including global pesticides data – Links and resources.
Australian Frog Links
- The Action Plan for Australian Frogs – Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage & the Arts
- Australian Museum Information Disc – Australian Frogs –
- Australian Museum online – Resources – Herpetology Frog Links –
- Frogs Australia Network – sponsored by Zoos Victoria, this site will inform and delight. FROG EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES for everyone.
- The Frogs of NSW Wetlands currently at NSW Government Natural Resources –
- Water for the Environment Wetlands – NSW Government Natural Resources
- Useful Links & Frog Resources – NSW Government Department of Environment & Climate Change (DECC)
- Endangered Frogs – Queensland Environmental Protection Agency & Qld Parks & Wildlife Service
- National Recovery Plan for Stream Frogs of South East Queensland 2001-2005 -An important RESOURCE to help people in SE Queensland & NE New South Wales help the following FROGS:-
- Fleay’s barred-frog (Mixophyes fleayi)
- Giant barred-frog (Mixophyes iteratus)
- Southern gastric-brooding frog (Rheobatrachus silius)
- Southern dayfrog (Taudactylus diumus)
- Kroombit tinkerfrog (Taudactylus pleione)
- Cascade treefrog (Litoria pearsoniana)
- New England treefrog (Litoria subglandulosa)
These FROGS have been given listed either nationally (under the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) or by the Qld Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1994. The listings range from vulnerable, endangered to very near extinction, in either SE Queensland or NE NSW or both Australian States. READ the National Recovery Plan and learn how you can help! The Queensland Environmental Protection Agency Publications or the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage & the Arts Threatened Species Publications has the National Recovery Plan for download.
Currently (May 2008), if you look at the Australian National Threatened Species Listings for FROGS, there are 4 extinct frogs, 2 critically endangered, 14 endangered, and 12 vulnerable Frogs listed. The following Frog links will help you take action locally and regionally.
- Queensland Frog Society Inc. SE Qld
- Native frogs – Froggy facts and Disappearing Frogs at the Queensland Conservation website
- Frog Ponds – Queensland Government Environmental Protection Agency & Qld Parks & Wildlife Service
- Backyard Buddies NSW Department of Environment & Climate Change (Nature Conservation)
- Big Scrub Rainforest Landcare Group – Newsletter Page on Frogs & Cane Toads(2005) by John Pumpurs (amateur herpetologist)
- The Frog and Tadpole Study Group of NSW – FATS – based in Sydney, NSW
- Queensland Museum – Frogs feature –Amphibian Fact Sheets .
- Frogs in the School Grounds – Museum Magnet Schools
- Building Frog Ponds – Earth Beat – ABC Radio National
- Teachers’ Toolkit –
- NSW Early Childhood Environmental Education Network –
- Endangered Animals preschool activities & craft including frogs
- Consideration for Frog Pond in the Tropics –
- Frogs – Abundance & Distribution in Australia (State of Environment Indicator IW-32)
- Change in Threatened Frog Species 1993-2004 (State of Environment Indicator BD-02)
- AUSTRALIAN FROGS – Lifecycles, key threats and more at the Australian Government Department of the Environment ,Water, Heritage & the Arts
- AUSTRALIAN FROGS – an OVERVIEW by the Australian Government Department of the Environment ,Water, Heritage & the Arts
- Australian Threatened Species of Frogs – under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) – listings under Threatened Species and Ecological Communities –
- Threatened Species Publications –Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage & the Arts – Books, Reports, Facts Sheets, Threatened Ecological Communities, Nationally Threatened Species and Key Threatening Processes FACTSHEETS
- Australian Museum online – research & collections
- Frogs of Australia – Amphibian Research Centre online
- Frog Community Forum Index – via Amphibian Research Centre
Some examples of endangered FROGS in Australia, their status and Conservation Strategies
- Fleay’s Frog – Mixophyes fleayi – Endangered – Description, Distribution, Threats, Life Cycle
- Green and Golden Bell Frog – Litoria aurea – Endangered – conservation status in NSW ( Department of Environment & Climate Change NSW ) –
- Booroolong frog – Litoria booroolongensis – Endangered – conservation status in NSW
Global Frog Links
- GLOBAL Amphibian Assessment – Search for Frogs by species, name, taxonomy, country, region, threat, habitat, IUCN status
- AmphibiaWeb – an online database allowing free access to amphibian information. photos, sounds, worldwide.
- Conservation International – Fun Frog Facts for Leap Year 2008 with frog gallery
- Amphibian Ark – International Zoo, Botanic Gardens and Aquariums co-ordinated Public Awareness Campaign
- Adam Maund’s photo’s at Flickr – FROG PHOTOS and REPTILE PHOTOS