Osprey LLC dba Froglog Co. is fascinated about collaboration with a researcher to mannequin the impacts that swimming swimming pools have on native amphibian populations and give you an estimate of the general influence. We’re additionally particularly within the influence swimming pools might have on endangered amphibians that happen within the suburban interface with many swimming pools.

Background: The proprietor of Osprey LLC, Wealthy Mason, is a wildlife biologist and have become conscious of the difficulty of amphibians being interested in swimming swimming pools and dying on account of poisoning by chlorinated water. With nearly 5 million in floor swimming pools and 6 million above floor swimming pools within the US alone, amphibian casualties by swimming swimming pools probably quantity within the tens or tons of of thousands and thousands. Nonetheless, we actually don’t know the precise influence as no one has ever tried to quantify the influence. This quantity comes from our expertise with growing and distributing a product known as FrogLog (www.froglog.us). Suggestions from clients, in addition to the over 4,000 opinions on Amazon lead one to imagine that many thousands and thousands of amphibians die in swimming pools annually. There are numerous feedback just like this one:

Evaluation by Clair E. on 17 Aug 2019. I assumed this factor would in all probability save a couple of of the frogs that have been getting within the pool daily, nevertheless it truly appears to have prevented like 99% of the frog deaths that have been taking place. The frogs thanks.

We’re fascinated about collaborating with a researcher to mannequin the influence of swimming pools on amphibians. We are able to present some restricted funding to this effort.

Please contact: Wealthy Mason. wealthy@froglog.us. Telephone: 410-588-6007