• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies living kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • raven ranson
  • paul wheaton
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Julia Winter
stewards:
  • Burra Maluca
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Bill Erickson
garden masters:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Bryant RedHawk
  • Mike Jay
gardeners:
  • Joseph Lofthouse
  • Dan Boone
  • Daron Williams

Frog Survey  RSS feed

 
Posts: 186
Location: Swanton, MD
11
books food preservation goat hugelkultur tiny house purity
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Was discussing frogs with an e-friend into natural foods, and how they are a farmer's "canary" as to whether or not there are chemicals in the water.

I am wondering if those of you that switched to permie farming have noticed an increase of frogs near your farm?
 
pollinator
Posts: 10059
Location: Central Texas USA Latitude 30 Zone 8
255
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We didn't switch, but we do "officially" manage for amphibians on our place (Wildlife Management tax status). Even though we did not have any permanent water here, we had a bunch of frogs and toads.  Now we have more since I've been putting in various small ponds and tanks of water.

We've identified these so far:

Leopard Frog
Cricket Frog
Gray Tree Frog
Green Tree Frog
Narrow Mouthed Toad
Gulf Coast Toad

We know it can't be very polluted here with all these guys, so it gives us comfort.

 
No. No. No. No. Changed my mind. Wanna come down. To see this tiny ad:
Solar ovens, haybox cooker - What would you build to go with a rocket oven?
https://permies.com/t/89917/Solar-ovens-haybox-cooker-build
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!