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Raise & Release


There are several species of frog, turtles, lizards, and salamanders native to the longleaf pine forest that can be raised in the classroom (without extensive equipment and permitting), which can be released into a suitable habitat in the longleaf pine forest at different points of maturity.

Factors to Consider:

  • Space & resources
  • Timing & seasons
  • Proximity to a suitable place to release

Resources to Help

Amphibian Foundation

The Amphibian Foundation is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that leads one-of-a-kind conservation research programs to address threats in the southeastern United States and across the globe. They provide unique educational opportunities for all ages to learn about amphibians and inspire conservation.

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Supporting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG’s) are a list of projects and actions that all countries can take on to improve their economies and reduce poverty while also protecting the planet. If you choose this project for your Quest, you are helping to pursue the goals listed below:


Supporting Drawdown Solutions

Drawdown Solutions are a list of actions and technologies that draw down carbon from the atmosphere and benefit people and communities at the same time. By choosing this project for your Quest, you will be helping decrease carbon in our atmosphere in the following ways: