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Michigan Needs Frogs, Toads and They Need Your Help

As temperatures begin to warm up, critters that sleep through the Winter months begin to wake up.  That includes 13 different species of frogs and toads across Michigan. The Southeast part of the state is home to 10 of those species. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources conducts an annual frog and toad count. Lori Sargent is a Wildlife Biologist with the DNR. She tells WDET’s Amy Miller the health of frog and toad populations is indicative of the overall health of its habitat and surrounding eco-system.

Click on the audio link above to hear the entire conversation

You can also hear the audio training files related to the survey here. 

 

Image credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Aired on: Morning Edition
About the Author

Amy Miller

Reporter/Producer

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org   Follow @wdetamy

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