Contact Information

Texas Nature Trackers
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
(800) 792-1112 ext. 8062


Herps of Texas: References for Amphibian Identification


Tapes and CDs

Field Guides

These are available in most book stores and nature stores. Most paperback costs range from $12 to $20.

Other Books


Several videos give students an excellent introduction to amphibians and their life histories. We recommend:


Texas Amphibian Watch offers workshops at several locations each year. Workshops will present information about the biology and characteristics of amphibians in your area and detailed instructions for conducting amphibian monitoring. Cost is $10, which includes a notebook and CD of frog and toad calls. For schedules, check the Texas Nature Trackers Workshops page frequently.