The first event held during Save The Frogs was in Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil, was an initiative of Boitatá Institute, INPA, UFAM and MUSE. In this event we held an Environmental Education work on the Trail of Frogs in the Amazon Museum in the Reserve Adolpho Ducke, with activities for young people of the School Raul de Queiroz Menezes Veiga in Manaus.
Young began with an outdoor lecture on the natural history of amphibians, which continued on a track in the botanical Musa Garden called "Trail of Frogs", where one can observe aspects as reproduction, camouflage, and occupation of different substrates forest for frogs.
At the end of the activity the students had contact with the prototype of a game about playing Frog Ameerega trivittata, called Tad Pole and developed by The Flying Saci Game Studio (start up Amazon).
The Boitatá Institute has been carrying out activities in environmental education to raise awareness about diversity and global decline of amphibians. In the state of Goiás in Brazil, they organized Save The Frogs Day events at the Park Goiania Zoo that took place from April 27 and May 6, 2016.
The Boitatá Institute of Ethnobiology and Wildlife Conservation in partnership with the State University of Santa Cruz - UESC promoted on Sunday (1 May, 2016), in Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil, an open night tour to the public for research and observation of amphibians. The event marked the celebration of the World Day "Save the Frogs" created by the American Foundation and Save the Frogs originally celebrated on every last Saturday of April.
The Save The Frogs Day is the largest movement in the world of education on amphibians and conservation actions and the Boitatá Institute was the time to present the importance of frogs, toads and frogs for the environment and for humans, highlight their role as a pest control and especially that are disappearing from the Earth.
After the lecture, participants were invited to a Night Walk guided by biologist and teacher in ecology Renan Costa, a member of the Institute Boitatá. This walk participants visited lakes and streams, habitats used by many species during the breeding events. The speech associated with nocturnal walk aimed to raise awareness of the reality and difficulty that amphibians is currently going through.