Frogs are a familiar part of the wildlife of Massachusetts, and they’re found all across the state. Because of their diverse habitat needs and sensitive skin, these amphibians are good indicators of the health of our environment. Learn More
Frog populations all across the world are declining as a result of habitat loss, pollution, and introduced disease. Besides protecting habitat and working to reduce pollution, Mass Audubon is acting to preserve vernal pools, temporary water bodies that some frog species, such as eastern spadefoots, require as nurseries for their young. Read more about vernal pools and learn more about our work with spadefoots.