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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-122

IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force

Records, 1991-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force
Title: Records
Dates: 1991-2004
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-122
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force (DAPTF) was established under the sponsorship of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) around 1990. It is a volunteer collaborative group that focuses on the question of frog species survival. One of the functions of the DAPTF is to assemble all known references to inventory and monitoring efforts on amphibians on a worldwide scale. The records include correspondence, project files, meeting minutes, grant files, symposia records, Board meeting materials and records documenting Board activities, and new articles. Materials document the tenures of Chairs James Hanken and W. Ronald Heyer.

Historical Note

The Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force (DAPTF) was established under the sponsorship of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) around 1990. It is a volunteer collaborative group that focuses on the question of frog species survival. One of the functions of the DAPTF is to assemble all known references to inventory and monitoring efforts on amphibians on a worldwide scale.

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Descriptive Entry

The records include correspondence, project files, meeting minutes, grant files, symposia records, Board meeting materials and records documenting Board activities, and new articles. Materials document the tenures of Chairs James Hanken and W. Ronald Heyer.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-122, IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force, Records

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Container List

Box 1

James Hanken, DAPTF Chair, 2000-2004

General

DAPTF Chair Search/Hanken

Box 1 of 2

Hanken Correspondence - General

Box 1 of 2

Hanken Correspondence - Halliday

Box 1 of 2

Hanken Correspondence - Heyer

Box 1 of 2

Early DAPTF documents obtained by Hanken

Box 1 of 2

IUCN - The World Conservation Union/Species Survival Commission

Box 1 of 2

DAPTF Exit/Incorporation as part of IUCN/SSC Global Amphibian Specialist Group

Box 1 of 2

Funding Contacts

G. R. Dodge Foundation

Box 1 of 2

Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo

Box 1 of 2

Conservation International

Box 1 of 2

Crazy Frog Comics

Box 1 of 2

Detroit Zoo/Brookfield Zoo

Box 1 of 2

Sharon Emerson Fundraising Activities

Box 1 of 2

Ford Motor Company

Box 1 of 2

Frog Ranch Foods

Box 1 of 2

Hewlett Foundation

Box 1 of 2

International Amphibian Day

Box 1 of 2

Johnson and Johnson

Box 1 of 2

Leverhulme Trust

Box 1 of 2

McArthur Foundation

Box 1 of 2

Moore Foundation

Box 1 of 2

National Institutes of Health

Box 1 of 2

National Science Foundation

Box 1 of 2

Peace Frogs

Box 1 of 2

Tozier Fund

Box 1 of 2

Uncle Milton

Box 1 of 2

United Nations Foundation

Box 1 of 2

U. S. Aid

Box 1 of 2

Wallis Foundation

Box 1 of 2

World Bank

Box 1 of 2

DAPTF Activities, Papers, etc.

DAPTF information materials

Box 1 of 2

Global Amphibian Assessment

Box 1 of 2

Global Amphibian Specialist Group

Box 1 of 2

International Biodiversity Observation Year

Box 1 of 2

Kitale amphibian project

Box 1 of 2

Latin American workshop

Box 1 of 2

Mayan anuran monitoring project

Box 1 of 2

Membership directory

Box 1 of 2

Northeast USA Regional Working Group

Box 1 of 2

Pellston workshop

Box 1 of 2

Publications/literature citing DAPTF

Box 1 of 2

RANA - Red de Analisis sobre Anfibios Neotropicales Amenazados

Box 1 of 2

Rapid Response Fund

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 1999

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 2000 General Information

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 2000-2001

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 2002

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 2002-2003

Box 1 of 2

Seed Grants - 2003-2004

Box 1 of 2

Share International

Box 1 of 2

Southeast USA Regional Working Group

Box 1 of 2

Society of Conservation Biology symposium

Box 1 of 2

Species Survival Commission

Box 1 of 2

SSAR (Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles) Symposium, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Status and Conservation book

Box 1 of 2

Task Force on Amphibian Declines and Deformities

Box 1 of 2

Taxonomic working group

Box 1 of 2

Transport of live amphibians

Box 1 of 2

Working group chairs

Box 1 of 2

World Congress of Herpetology resolution

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

General and W. Ronald Heyer Chair Activities

Overarching actions/activities

DAPTF Archive Depository

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF key personnel

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF resolutions

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Board rotation

Box 2 of 2

Legal opinions, Smithsonian Institution (SI) Office of General Counsel

Box 2 of 2

Heyer DAPTF Chair Fundraising Materials

Anonymous Donor Quarterly Reports

Box 2 of 2

Corporate appeals

Box 2 of 2

British Airways ticket requests

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF funding related correspondence, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF funding related correspondence, 1997

Box 2 of 2

Dodge Foundation (through 1998)

Box 2 of 2

Dodge Foundation (1999-2000)

Box 2 of 2

Portal Publications

Box 2 of 2

Herp society donation requests

Box 2 of 2

Wallis Foundation

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Working Groups

Working Group correspondence

Box 2 of 2

Belize Working Group report

Box 2 of 2

Disease and Pathology Working Group

Box 2 of 2

Measuring and Monitoring book distribution to Working Groups

Box 2 of 2

U. S. Working Group

Box 2 of 2

Working Group Directory

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Correspondence

General correspondence, 1991-1993

Box 2 of 2

General correspondence, 1995-2003

Box 2 of 2

David Brackett

Box 2 of 2

Jim Collins

Box 2 of 2

Ann-Marie Greaney

Box 2 of 2

David M. Green

Box 2 of 2

Tim Halliday, 1997-2006

Box 2 of 2

Jim Hanken, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 2

Mike Lannoo

Box 2 of 2

Phoebe S. Lehmann

Box 2 of 2

Karen Lips

Box 2 of 2

Jeanne McKay

Box 2 of 2

James Murphy

Box 2 of 2

Jamie Reaser

Box 2 of 2

John Wilkinson 1 July, 2000-2003

Box 2 of 2

Seed Grant Award Correspondence

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Board Activities

DAPTF Board Meeting, 2000

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Board Meeting, 2001

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Board Meeting, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Future of DAPTF

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Chair Search Committee, 2002

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF Parterships

ARMI - USGS Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative

Box 2 of 2

CARC NET - Canadian Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Network

Box 2 of 2

Inter-U. S. Agency initiatives

Box 2 of 2

PARC - Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

Box 2 of 2

TADD - Task Force on Amphibian Declines and Deformities

Box 2 of 2

TADD International Affairs Working Group

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Heyer-related Materials

CUP Book - Halliday & Heyer (Proposed Amphibian Decline Book, Cambridge University Press (Project fell through))

Box 2 of 2

Draft chapter manuscript for CUP Book (Proposed Amphibian Decline Book, Cambridge University Press (Project fell through))

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF governance document

Box 2 of 2

Vanishing Amphibian Exhibit - Spanish version

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF fund management correspondence - Department Invertebrate Zoology

Box 2 of 2

Bullfrog dispatch issue

Box 2 of 2

DAP phenomenon data

Box 2 of 2

Fluctuating asymmetry

Box 2 of 2

DAPTF news articles

Box 2 of 2