The event will showcase threatened frog species monitored through the Australian Museum’s FrogID project, how Saving our Species initiatives are protecting threatened frogs in NSW and how people can contribute to FrogID data to inform vital conservation for these species.
Dr Jodi Rowley is the Curator of Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Biology at the Australian Museum Research Institute, the University of New South Wales, and is Chief Scientist for FrogID – Australia's citizen science project focusing on frogs. FrogID Week runs from 11-20 November 2022.
Dr Jodi Rowley will showcase threatened frog species monitored through the Australian Museum’s FrogID project, how FrogID data is informing conservation, and how people can get involved through FrogID Week.
David Coote is the Senior Team Leader, Ecosystems and Threatened Species at the Department of Planning and Environment (DPE).
He will discuss how DPE partners with the FrogID team to use the platform as an engagement tool, in conjunction with organisations like Landcare, with the partnership enabling the combining of resources to learn more about threatened frog species on the Northern Tablelands.
Dr Enhua Lee is the Conservation Assessment Officer at DPE and will discuss tracking Green and Golden Bell Frog (GGBF) presence on private land and expansions/contractions in GGBF distribution in the Crookhaven area via the Guardians of the Green and Golden Bell Frog citizen science project.