Day: March 26, 2013

Happy Save the [Toads] Day!

Press Release Courtesy of Northwest Trek   Contacts:  Kris Sherman: 253-404-3800; 253-226-6718 or kris.sherman@pdza.org Whitney DalBalcon: 253-404-3637 or whitney.dalbalcon@pdza.org TENS OF THOUSANDS OF WESTERN TOADS EMERGE FROM WETLAND POND AT NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK AS PROGRAM CONTINUES TO AID THIS ‘SPECIES OF CONCERN’ EATONVILLE, Wash. – Tens of thousands of fragile Western toads – each smaller than a pinkie fingernail – are hopping out of a wetland pond at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and making their way into the forest to begin new lives.   The annual mass migration is both mesmerizing and gratifying for Northwest Trek staff members and

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Happy Save the Frogs Day!

   Press Release Courtesy of Northwest Trek Contacts:  Kris Sherman: 253-404-3800; 253-226-6718 or kris.sherman@pdza.org Whitney DalBalcon: 253-404-3637 or whitney.dalbalcon@pdza.org     NORTHWEST TREK WINS PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL CONSERVATION AWARD Association of Zoos & Aquariums cites wildlife park’s pioneering work to save the Oregon spotted frog and reintroduce it to the wild   EATONVILLE, Wash. – Northwest Trek Wildlife Park received a top honor at the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ recent convention, winning the North American Conservation Award for 2012.   The wildlife park earned the prestigious accolade for its pioneering work in a collaborative effort to save the Oregon spotted

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