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Welcome to A Frog House

Thank you for visiting us!

Through education and art, we help endangered and threatened frog species.

Everyone is welcome at A Frog House!

Open Sunday afternoons, 1 PM to dusk

through October 31

(2019 holiday hours to be announced)

 

What You’ll Find

At our magical house on the Erie Canal, you can learn about ecology and enjoy frog fun with toys, books, and special events.

Our Hours

A Frog House is open Sunday afternoons from 1 PM to dusk, until October 31. Look for an announcement of our 2019 holiday hours later this year. We’d love to see you!

Frog Artist Margot Fass

Endangered species, including frogs, are among Margot’s passions. Her innate awareness and celebration of the cycles of life, the planet, and organisms throughout are reflected in Froggy Family’s First Frolic, her first delightfully and whimsically illustrated book.

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Painting of a blue poison dart frog on a colorful lily pad by Margot Fass 7. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs: Frog Is Where My He(Art) Is June 20, 2019- A Frog House is a haven of learning and an excuse to have fun and make art with others. It's where my art is now—in my own inner compass, my heart, and soul.
Toad abodes are easy to make and provide good shelter for frogs. 6. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – Snowy Adventures: Snow Date June 9, 1 to 5 PM June 5, 2019- Sunday, June 9, from 1 to 5 PM---THIS WEEKEND---we are featuring Make and Take a Toad Abode. Children of all ages can stencil paint their own clay pot and transform it to a frog shelter! (This is the snow date for our earlier event this year.)
A green and black poison dart frog sits on a pale brown leaf. 5. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.12.4. – Frogs and Kindness December 4, 2018- The green and black poison dart frog can differentiate between human kindness and threat. If the frog is in danger, it can use its toxin to stop a human heart.
The transparency of glass frogs provides a gift to themselves as camouflage, but it’s a bother for predators who can’t see them. 4. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.11.27 – Their Many Gifts and Meanings November 27, 2018- The transparency of glass frogs provides them the gift of camouflage, but it’s a bother for predators who can’t see them.
Frog calls in the rainforest can sometimes sound like the dead spirits calling from their graves. 3. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs- 2018.10.26- ABC’s of Frog Coolness October 25, 2018- Frog calls in the rainforest can sometimes sound like dead spirits calling from their graves, and frogs' mating rituals can take up to two days.
There is no end of subjects for an artist to paint. Even limiting oneself to frogs, there are infinite possibilities. 2. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.10.17 – Frog Paintings, Serious and Whimsical October 17, 2018- There is no end of subjects for an artist to paint. Even limiting oneself to frogs, there are infinite possibilities!
Purple flowers near the Erie Canal location of A Frog House. 1. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – on Pesticides and Gardens 2018.10.9 October 9, 2018- Read about the beginnings of A Frog House, how we restored its gardens without using pesticides, and how to build an easy frog-friendly habitat.
Frog artist Margot Fass with a small frog climbing her arm. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs 2018 An invitation October 7, 2018- Announcing the grand opening of A Frog House!
Mangrove shadows in Ecuador. 40. Ecuador Adventures and Frogs – Santa Cruz, Balta June 5, 2018- Mangroves, which generate fresh water via their own desalinization process, can also provide a peaceful haven for turtles to mate and lay their eggs.

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