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Our Work

Fish Survey Events

Volunteer for one of our upcoming fish surveys! All surveys begin at 9:00 a.m. and go to approximately 2:00 p.m.  Waders are required as we...
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Rouge Rescue Work Sites

Volunteers should wear long sleeves and long pants to avoid contact with poison ivy. Sturdy closed toe shoes are also recommended. Some sites may need...
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Training and Materials

2017 Workshops are now completed Resources Rouge Frog & Toad Survey Participant’s Guide Species descriptions and calls Frog and toad call CD Observation Log Observation...
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Survey Blocks

Surveyors are assigned a quarter square mile block within the watershed. The blocks are based on the Land Survey system that divides the state into...
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Frog & Toad Data

Eight species of frogs and toads have been confirmed in the watershed. The headwaters of the Rouge, where the streams are smaller and wetlands more numerous...
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Wood Frog

Wood frogs are found in deciduous, mature forests and use temporary, shallow ponds for breeding activities. These frogs are medium sized (adults grow up to...
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Western Chorus Frog

Western chorus frogs are tiny frogs (0.75 – 1.5 in. long) found in open shallow vernal ponds. They can be distinguished from the northern spring...
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Northern Spring Peeper

The spring peeper is Michigan’s smallest frog (0.75 – 1.38 in. long) but is also the loudest. Peepers are found in brushy and woodland ponds...
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