SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Slated for March 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

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SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Slated for March 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

Grand opening celebration will include a frogging expedition in Strawberry Canyon.

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SAVE THE FROGS!, a non-profit charity that is dedicated to the conservation of amphibians around the world will open its new education center, Saturday March 29 at 2524 San Pablo Avenue, in Berkeley, Calif. The event will start at 12 p.m. with a two hour frogging expedition where participants will be able to find and photograph amphibians in the Berkeley Hills. Following the herping expedition, the education center will feature presentations on the native amphibians of California, conservation issues both locally and globally, and the history and future of SAVE THE FROGS!

 


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The world headquarters of SAVE THE FROGS! is next to several other nonprofits, including The Sierra Club, The Ecology Center, Golden Gate Audubon Society, and several others.

Children will also be able to create frog origami as well as participate in frog art lessons. Frog art and photos will also be on display and available for donations. The event will close out at 7:30 p.m. with a jam session with Dr. Kerry Kriger, founder of SAVE THE FROGS! and some of his friends who will play a variety of instruments from around the world.


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SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Itinerary

All events other than the frogging expedition will take place at 2524 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94702.

12pm – 2pm Frogging Expedition

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3pm – 330pm Presentation: Dr. Kerry Kriger

4pm – 430pm Presentation: Michael Starkey

5pm – 530pm Presentation: Dr. Sarah Kupferberg

6pm – 630pm Presentation: Dr. Kerry Kriger

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630pm – 730pm Socialize/Raffle/Announcements etc

730pm onwards: Live music with Kerry Kriger, Chris Berry and friends

 

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Details for the frogging expedition:

Meet at 12 p.m. sharp at the east end of the parking lot on Centennial Drive (near the corner of Stadium Rim Way and the UC Berkeley Strawberry Softball Field). A shuttle will take participants to the Strawberry Canyon trailhead. The parking lot has pay parking, or you can find free parking in the residential area near 5 Canyon Rd, Berkeley, CA 94704.