Front Porch: Become a FrogWatch USA monitor

  • Thu Jan 2nd, 2014 3:30pm
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FrogWatch USA is a hands-on tool for learning about amphibians and wetland conservation that also helps scientists study amphibian population trends.

This national citizen-science workshop covers identification of local amphibians and how to collect vital data. Thayer Cueter, Pacific Northwest Frogwatch USA Chapter Coordinator, will be the instructor. Kids ages 10 and up are welcome, if registering with an adult.

Registration: $18 for Edmonds residents; $21 for non-residents. Supply fee is $10. Workshop is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Register with Edmonds Parks &Recreation, 425-771-0230,

Jet practice scheduled: Carrier landing practice for pilots stationed at NAS Whidbey Island is scheduled for Monday and Thursday in the late afternoon and early evening.

Residents living in Coupeville and around the area should anticipate an increase in jet noise. The practice flight schedule for the EA-6B Prowlers and EA-18G Growlers can fluctuate due to weather, maintenance and operational requirements.

Teen book group in Arlington: Teens, do you love to read? Do you like to eat snacks? Find the perfect combination at BYOBooks, 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave. Drop in and bring your favorite book. Supported by Friends of the Arlington Library.

More info: 360-435-3033.