Join the Great Plains Frogwatch Chapter!

We need your help.


Learn about South Dakotan amphibians including how to identify calls of all species in the state!

Perfect For All Ages

No matter if you are 10 or 110! We want your help in finding frogs.

Listen in your backyard

Is that a cricket, or a frog?
Or a Cricket Frog!

What are you waiting for?!

Scroll down to find a training near you!

Get Smarter

Frogwatch will train you to recognize all your local species of amphibians.

There are two species of Leopard Frogs

Can you tell the difference?
Spadefoot Toad

Listen and Learn

Amazing Discoveries


Get Outside

Enjoy Nature

Upcoming Trainings

Frogwatch is a citizen science program, designed to allow you to help scientists like Dr. Kerby keep track of frogs across the Great Plains.  Anyone can participate age 10-110!  The Great Plains Chapter in the state of South Dakota was created in 2013 and we need your help!

The training is free!  Participants will learn some background information on South Dakotan amphibians including how to identify calls of all species in the state!  You will be certified and can help us all summer long.  Don’t miss the great opportunity!

Email Jillian for more information.

  • 1st training- Sioux Falls, SD, April 2016 
Great Plains Zoo
  • 2nd training- Brookings, SD, April 2016
 South Dakota State University
  • 3rd training- Vermillion, SD, April 2016
 University of South Dakota

Materials to Download

I was surprised how quickly I was able to learn lots of frog calls! It provides a nice opportunity to bond with my son.

Check out the National FrogwatchUSA website.

Start learning calls now!

Know what’s calling around you every night.

Dr. Kerby Cameo!Dr. Kerby Cameo!

Frogwatch highlighted on the PBSKids show SciGirls!