Slippery Friends in our Backyards. About Frogs and Frog Habitats (21 August 2008)

Talk by Dr Beth Mantle, ACT Frogwatch Coordinator
21 August 2008
Blue Gum School Friends’ Lounge, Hackett shops

Find out about the frogs of the ACT region. What makes them special? How can we help to protect them? Learn how to attract frogs to your own backyard.

Based on the very popular resource, “Creating Frog Friendly Habitats”, Beth Mantle will take you through all you need to know to start turning your backyard into a beautiful suburban haven for many of our most common frog species. The talk will help you get to know some of the frogs of the ACT region, what they need to survive and thrive, and the ins and outs of encouraging them to your patch.

Enquiries: ph 6247 7515 or e-mail

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The talk is part of a free lecture series
Hilltop to Backfence – Celebrating 5 years of ParkCare on Mount Majura

The lectures cover a range of local environmental issues and explore biodiversity on our doorstep.
Download the Hilltop to Backfence program (pdf file).

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