Joey Scouts make a leap for nature

Bairnsdale Joey Scouts combined fun and conservation in an exciting activity to support local frog species.

The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority visited the Joey Scouts group to show them how to build a frog hotel.

They built a frog hotel, played leapfrog, and learnt about the frogs of East Gippsland, including our endangered species, the Growling Grass Frog.

The frog hotels that the Joeys built will give frogs a safe and comfortable place to take refuge during drier times.

It is great to involve young people in activities like this. They learnt about native species, their habitat and conservation, all whilst having a wonderful time.

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past and present.