Callen Wenninger, 9, shows off a blue-spotted salamander he discovered at the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station. Salamanders are commonly found under logs in forested areas in Wisconsin.
More than 20 countries held events worldwide, as well as 30 states within the United States, April 26 to mark the world's sixth annual Save The Frogs Day.
In Wisconsin, the day, which recognizes plummeting frog populations around the globe and local efforts to save them, was focused in Portage County. Golden Sands RC&D partnered with the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, University of Wisconsin-Extension Lakes Convention, Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt and Save the Frogs to host a field day from noon to 4 p.m. at the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station in Amherst Junction.
The field day ...