Melbourne Water Frog Census

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Get involved in the Frog Census, a community frog monitoring program. The data collected through the program is used to help manage Melbourne's frog populations and raise awareness of waterway health issues.

Monitoring frogs

Being a frog monitor is easy and fun to do, you don’t need to be a frog expert. To start volunteering for the Frog Census just download the free app for Apple or Android. You can record frog calls at any river, creek, wetland or any other type of waterway. If you can't download the app, you can use a recording device and fill out the datasheet below:

Frog Census - quick guide and datasheet (PDF, 201.57 KB) - see link below 

Beginners guide to frog identification (PDF, 1.71 MB) - see link below

New Frog Census video  

Click on the link to check out this brand new instructional video Melbourne Water has produced:   


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