Freshwater Ecosystems Frog

Published on April 25th, 2012 | by Heather Carr


Touring a Frog Pond


Frogs are an important part of the ecosystem, but often, they don’t have enough fresh water to breed.  Sometimes, we have to build them a place to live.  Here’s a tour of a frog pond belonging to NWF’s California Director Beth Pratt.

There are several reasons to get a pond.  The biggest one, in my opinion, is that the frogs, toads, and dragonflies that inhabit a vibrant pond eat the mosquitoes that show up en masse during the rainy season.


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Heather Carr loves food, politics, and innovative ways to make the world a better place. She counts Jacques Pepin and Speed Racer among her inspirations. You can find her on Facebook or Google+.

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