Public advised to stop the swapping of frogspawn

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Thursday 13th March 2008

Frog ©northeastwildlife.co.ukAs the milder weather sets in and frogs deposit millions of blobs of frogspawn in ponds around the country, Froglife is advising that the public do not donate their frogspawn to other gardeners.

Frogspawn ©northeastwildlife.co.ukThe advice is being given to help national efforts to stop the spread of invasive pond plants and amphibian disease.

Instead of moving frogspawn artificially Froglife are promoting wildlife-friendly measures that allow frogs to move between ponds of their own accord.

Find out more: www.froglife.org/stop_the_swap.htm