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2023 Frog Census Training

It’s almost time for the annual FrogCensus in the ACT and region and we need YOU!

Before heading out to collect data and record frog calls for the first time, it’s vital to attend one of our training events.

You will learn all about when, how, where and why of FrogWatching. No previous knowledge required!

Choose from one of the following sessions, 6pm-8pm

Tuesday 26th September @ Jerrabomberra Wetlands offices @ the Jerrabomberra Wetlands,  2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick,

Wednesday 27th September @ Jerrabomberra Wetlands offices @ the Jerrabomberra Wetlands,  2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick,

Friday 29th September @ Wildbark at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, Throsby

Find out more and register.



2023 FrogCensus Booking Sheet for trained FrogWatchersplease click on the link and add your name to each site that you would like to survey at least twice during October. Check the below handbook to refresh your memory about the best conditions and time to ensure high species detection.

The sheet has several tabs, to help find your site(s) by searching alphabetical, by suburb or area. 

Frogwatch Census Kit 

The FrogCensus Handbook (revised Sep 2023) contains all the information you need to participate in the annual Census. Hard copies are available at our training events, or on request from the FrogWatch Coordinator.

Remember your FrogWatch Field Data Sheet – PDF format (revised Sep 2023)

Audio CD, “Frog Calls of the ACT and SE NSW”, by Ederic Slater. Contact the FrogWatch Coordinator for a free copy or check out the Frog Identification below.

Want to brush up on your identification skills?? Follow this link to come to our frog ID practice page, where you can learn to id single frog species and whole choruses!!

Census RESULTS 2022 has definitely been a whopper year! 75 survey teams checked out the 230 FrogWatch survey sites. The number of surveys per survey team ranged from 1 to 24, covering between 1 and 11 FrogWatch sites. What an amazing effort! For more details, check out the full report (on the Useful Stuff page).