6:00 - 10:00pm - Frog Day Lecture Series & Dinner
Keynote Lecture & Dinner -- $75 (Includes dinner)
Location: Westchester Marriott
670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, New York 10591
NOTE: If you've purchased tickets and have not received them in the mail prior to Saturday they will be available at will call prior to the lectures. Nobody that's paid will be turned away!
Doors open at 6:00 PM, lectures begin at 6:30 PM.
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Brad Wilson, DVM
Brad is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to attending veterinary college he worked for two years with the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit at UGA during which he managed and assisted with various aquatic field research projects. This work experience and his long time fascination with natural history have contributed to his current interests in amphibian medicine and conservation, and ongoing studies of orchid and carnivorous plant ecosystems.
In the mid 1990’s Brad and Ron Gagliardo built the first tropical amphibian exhibits at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Brad’s extensive of experience with both the captive management of amphibians and many years of field studies in North, Central, and South America and southeast Asia have provided him with unique perspectives on clinical amphibian diseases and their management; education which is not available through classic university curriculum.
Brad has consulted on amphibian health management issues with captive tropical amphibian collections throughout Central and South America and Southeast Asia. He has also lectured and instructed at numerous amphibian husbandry and medicine workshops throughout these regions. In addition to his interests in herpetology, Brad is very active in plant conservation particularly with native orchids and carnivorous plants in the southeastern United States. In addition to co-owner of two veterinary practices in metro Atlanta, he is a Conservation Scientist employed at The Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Among the highlights of Brad’s travels are the tepuis of the Guiana Shield in Venezuela and multiple trips to the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. He has enjoyed capturing and presenting the essence of these unique and fragile communities through still photography and videography. Brad’s Still images may be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/frogdr/
Ivan Lozano Ortega, Tesoros de Colombia Sustainable Farm SAS
"Current Tesoros de Colombia projects and future releases"
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10:00 - 4:00pm - 26th Annual American Frog Day Show/Event!
The show and sale will take place at the Westchester Marriott, located at:
670 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, New York 10591
Amenities feature a large show room that will hold approximately 40 vendor tables. In addition, dinner and lecture series will be featured on Saturday following the show. Finally, we will be supporting an amphibian conservation group/effort to be announced by hosting an instant-win raffle, a live auction, and donating a portion of each vendor’s table fee.
What to Expect
•Show and sale featuring captive born and raised amphibians
•Terrarium and Vivarium supplies
•Tropical plants, including carnivorous plants and orchids
•Benefit Auction & Drawings for non-profit amphibian projects and conservation organizations
Presale Ticket Price = $10 ; At the door = $12
Children under 8 = FREE
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Fund Raiser Auction
We will be supporting an amphibian conservation group/effort to be announced by hosting a live auction. All proceeds from the show and auction will be donated to an amphibian conservation group/effort to be announced. If you wish to make a financial donation or would like to donate something for the fung raiser auction, please contact Jeremy Mott.
If you are interested in participating in American Frog Day as a vendor, please contact Jeremy Mott: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in volunteering to help organize the event or to help coordinate on the day of the show please contact Frog Day at: email@example.com with your interests and availability. Volunteers are needed for the following task:
Saturday - October 16, 2021: