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Spring Frog Walk

Enjoy an evening adventure walk with Dr. Bob Thomas (Environment Program and Mass Communications) one of the foremost herpetologists in the southeastern Louisiana area and a longtime environmental educator and naturalist. Come to listen and investigate dozens of species of frogs and toads. Learn how to identify frogs by their vocalizations and see alligators’ glowing red eyes. Walkers are guaranteed to see all sorts of nocturnal critters. Reservations are required.

Meeting logistics

Reservations Required. Reserve your spot today. 
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 6:45 pm to approximately 11:00 pm
Contact: Kimberly Kahn · or 865-2599
Location: Next to the RecPlex (where the university vans are parked)

We will meet at the vans next to the RecPlex at 6:45 pm and leave promptly at 7 pm. Return time will be around 11 pm. If you wish to drive and/or carpool separately, you will be given a map to the site we are visiting –Coquille Trail. If you want to meet us there, email for a map.

What to bring 

You'll want to bring the following items:

Dress comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for walking on a rocky trail.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and consider bringing a camera and umbrella. Also, bug spray if you are bugged by bugs. 

This trip is free and open to the Loyola community, but please reserve your spot ahead of time by contacting Kimberly Kahn at or call (504) 865-2599. Website: Facebook:


Check out these different frog calls  - includes all state frog species.

Checklist of possible animal observations.