April 29, 2011
Today is Save the Frogs Day
Do you think that anybody really cares?
They should care, a lot!
Frogs, like Canaries, are one of many markers on the health of our planet.
I know this because we have Green Treefrogs in our yard and each
year since moving here, we have watched their numbers shrink.
These Frogs have both human and animal enemies,
the Southern Racers and other snakes that live all around us
and the pesticides that everybody uses in their yards and gardens.
The snakes are doing what they always do, eating.
But when we use pesticides without thought for the impact that
they are having on the planet, then we become the enemy too.
Here are two things that you can do to make a difference: