Jono Hooper (B.Sc/B.Sc(Hons))
Jono is an Ecologist working in south-east Queensland and is particularly passionate about Australia's frog fauna. His work includes lead roles in implementing and undertaking on-ground
monitoring and surveys, frog identification and frog/tadpole capture and relocation. Jono also provides specialist advice and recommendations to clients regarding the management
of threatened frog species on construction and offset projects in SE QLD; this currently includes managing Acid Frogs at a large airport expansion on the Sunshine Coast.
Jono and his wife live in the country town of Kilcoy and enjoy getting outdoors. Jono has travelled throughout QLD exploring a variety of habitats surveying for frogs and taking records of the species he's identified. Jono is a former President of the QLD Frog Society, and now serves as Events & Initiatives Coordinator where he organises and attends project and events, speaks at workshops and initiates and develops other frog-related resources and projects. He is currently involved in a 3 year monitoring project for critically endangered Kroombit Tinkerfrogs.
FroggingAround.com includes photos, frog calls and information to educate newcomers and the general community on frogs, particularly on identifying frog species and cane toads. As an Ecologist, Jono can undertake targeted frog surveys and an array of other environmental services. For more information, visit the Ecological Services page.
Permission to use photographs is always granted provided appropriate author recognition. Please get in touch for high-resolution images.