Find Frogs, Spot Salamanders

Join CWS, Metro, THPRD and The Wetlands Conservancy this winter to count frog and salamander egg masses in parks and natural areas around the region. 

Volunteers will track Pacific chorus frogs, Northwest salamanders, long-toed salamanders and Northern red-legged frogs. Monitoring these native species helps indicate overall wetland health and how regional enhancement efforts are helping wildlife thrive.

Volunteers typically conduct four separate surveys, totaling approximately 12 - 25 hours in late January - March 2017. New volunteers must attend one of the three trainings listed below to participate in the 2017 season.

Questions? Contact Community Science Coordinator Chelsea Klocke at 503.681.4433.

  • Training Poster in English (PDF, 1.6MB) and in Spanish (PDF, 1.6MB)


Saturday, January 21
9:30 am - noon 
Metro Regional Center
600 NE Grand Ave., Portland

Saturday, January 28
9 - 11 am 
Tualatin Hills Nature Park
15655 SW Millkian Way, Beaverton

Saturday, February 4 
12 - 2:30 pm 
Centro Cultural de Washington County 
1110 N Adair St., Cornelius 

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