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The Amphibian Foundation's Critter Camp Wins 'Best of Decatur' 2019

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Critter Camp Receives 2019 Best of Decatur Award Decatur Award Program Honors the Achievement
DECATUR September 21, 2019 -- Critter Camp has been selected for the 2019 Best of Decatur Award in the Science Academy category by the Decatur Award Program. Each year, the Decatur Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Decatur area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Decatur Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Decatur Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Decatur Award Program The Decatur Award Program is…

A novel approach to supporting amphibian conservation in the Southeast US.

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The current U.S. administration has de-prioritized wildlife and habitat conservation, and has backed away from the global discussion on finding solutions to the climate change crises. There are discussions around the status of the U.S. Endangered Species Act, potentially dismantling it, but many species do not have time to wait for these discussions to shift or end. Action is needed now. This is a grim situation at the national level and many organizations—including Atlanta’s Amphibian Foundation (AF)—are hard at work continuing to support much-needed conservation efforts.
In 2016, after 20 years in amphibian biology and conservation, I, with my wife Crystal founded the Amphibian Foundation. We have observed the urgency first hand — at the global level and at home. It is harder for our 11 year old son Anthony to simply go outside and find a frog than it was for us when we were young. We knew that the amphibian community would benefit from an organization with the sole purpose of develo…

We got our shirts from #BlueIguanaArt for #GlassFrogWeek !!! Spectacular!

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Here's a Rocket Frog #Colostethus sitting atop the head of a Crowned Tree Frog #Anotheca⁠ ⁠ I thought the #crown would prevent such disrespect from smaller froggos. #NoRespect

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