Save the Frogs: You Can Run, Walk or Just Attend Event on Saturday

Edmonds' Just Frogs Amphibian Center is an organizer of the Seattle event.

Edmonds' of will be front and center Saturday during the fourth annual Save The Frogs Day Saturday at Seward Park in Seattle.

Joining Just Frogs as partners in the event are Save the Frogs, Frog Box, and National Wildlife Federation.

The annual celebration is said to be the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet's history.

Cueter will have plenty of frogs for people to see.

Also on tap is the Seattle Save The Frogs Day 5K Fun Run and Walk, which is intended to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species in Washington state and worldwide. The Seattle Save The Frogs Day 5K is being coordinated by SAVE THE FROGS!, a nonprofit organization dedicated to amphibian conservation.

According to Kerry Kriger of Save the Frogs:

Amphibian populations worldwide have been declining at unprecedented rates, and nearly one-third of the world's amphibian species are threatened with extinction. Up to 200 species have completely disappeared in recent years. Washington’s amphibians are faced with an onslaught of environmental problems, including climate change, infectious diseases, habitat loss, pollution, and invasive species.

You can learn more about the Seattle Save The Frogs 5K Fun Run and Walk and register online at Save the Frogs' Web site.


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