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2022 Mini-Conference

7th July 2022, Elgin Inn Hawthorn

Register here to give a short talk at the Frogs Victoria 2022 Mini-Conference.

Anything frog-related welcome!

All are welcome in the audience - no RSVP/registration necessary

Evening starts at 5:30 pm for dinner and drinks (available for purchase),

talks start at 7pm

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December’s presenter was Dr Jodi Rowley, Curator of Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Biology at the Australian Museum and UNSW Sydney (The University of NSW). Jodi will be presenting “Adventures in amphibian conservation” about expeditions in Asia and FrogID, a national citizen science project.



This was the last Frogs Vic event of 2020. We wish you all a very safe and happy festive season, look forward to seeing you in 2021 and thank you all so much for your continuing support.

November 2020’s presenter was Michael McFadden. Michael is the supervisor of the Herpetofauna Department at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, where he oversees the zoo’s amphibian and reptile collection and conservation programs. Michael will discuss some of the conservation breeding programs he has been involved with at Taronga Zoo, including those for the Southern and Northern Corroboree Frog and the Yellow-spotted Bell Frog.



Updated: Dec 10, 2020

October’s presenter is Dr. Natalie Calatayud, biological consultant. Natalie Calatayud is a non-native addition to the Australian landscape. Originally from Mexico City, Natalie moved to Australia to obtain her doctorate in Reproductive Physiology and Molecular Biology. Natalie’s work encompasses various aspects of amphibian physiology, ecology, responses to environmental change, and disease. Natalie will present “The A.R.T. of amphibian conservation”, about Assisted Reproductive Technologies and amphibian captive breeding, including how and when should they be applied.


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