Amphibians

Amphibians Species at Risk Resources

Please note: species status as presented within publications may have changed since the publication date. Current general and detailed status is listed for each species.

Amphibians - General

Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 39, prepared by D. Paton
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 53, prepared by L. Takats and C. Priestly
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 74, prepared by L. Wilkinson and S. Hanus
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 83, prepared by L. Wilkinson and K. Kempin
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 95, prepared by L. Wilkinson and G. Berg
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 110, prepared by L. Wilkinson and G. Berg
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 142, prepared by B. Eaton and M. Hiltz
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 143, prepared by Scott D. Stevens, David R.C. Prescott and Douglas P. Whiteside

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Posted: Oct 2, 2015

Canadian Toad

Scientific Name: Anaxyrus hemiophrys
General Status: May Be At Risk
Detailed Status: Data Deficient

Detailed Status Report

Status of the Canadian Toad in Alberta – Mar 1998 (38 pages)
Alberta Wildlife Status Report #12, prepared by I.M. Hamilton, J.L. Skilnick, H. Troughton, A.P. Russell, G.L. Powell

Species at Risk Fact Sheet

Alberta's Canadian Toad – Mar 2002 (2 pages)

Species at Risk Program Report

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 126, prepared by C.L. Browne

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Updated: Jan 7, 2014

Columbia Spotted Frog

Scientific Name: Rana luteiventris
General Status: Sensitive
Detailed Status: N/A

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report #17, prepared by J.D. James

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Posted: Feb 4, 2013

Great Plains Toad

Scientific Name: Anaxyrus cognatus
General Status: May Be At Risk
Detailed Status: Species of Special Concern

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 14, prepared by K.J. Pearson

Archived Detailed Status Report

Status of the Great Plains Toad in Alberta – March 1998 (34 pages)
Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 14, prepared by J. James

Management Plan

Alberta Species at Risk Conservation Management Plan No. 11, prepared by K. Romanchuk

Species at Risk Fact Sheet

Alberta’s Great Plains Toad – Mar 2002 (2 pages)

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Updated: Feb 2, 2016

Long-toed Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma macrodactylum
General Status: Sensitive
Detailed Status: Species of Special Concern

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 22, prepared by K.L. Graham and G.L. Powell

Management Plan

Alberta Species at Risk Conservation Management Plan No. 1, prepared by L. Wilkinson

Species at Risk Fact Sheet

Long-toed Salamander– Aug 20, 2003 (3 pages)

Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 35, prepared by T.Pretzlaw, M.Huynh, L. Takats and L. Wilkinson
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 36, prepared by M. Huynh, L. Takats and L. Wilkinson
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 73, prepared by L. Wilkinson and S. Hanus
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 75, prepared by K. Pearson

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Updated: Aug 10, 2016

Northern Leopard Frog

Scientific Name: Lithobates pipiens
General Status: At Risk
Detailed Status: Threatened

Detailed Status Report

Status of the Northern Leopard Frog in Alberta – ED2006-05 - Mar 2003 (73 pages)
Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 9, prepared by K. Kendell

Archived Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 9, prepared by G. Wagner

Recovery Plan and Summaries

Alberta Species at Risk Recovery Plan No. 20, prepared by the Alberta Northern Leopard Frog Recovery Team

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Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 13, prepared by K. Kendell
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 42, prepared by K. Kendell
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 43, prepared by K. Kendell
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 44, prepared by K. Kendell
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 78, prepared by K. Kendell
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 79, prepared by K.A. Romanchuk
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 104, prepared by K.A. Romanchuk and R.W. Quinlan
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 132, prepared by S.D. Stevens, D. Page, D.R.C. Prescott

Species at Risk Brochures

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Updated: Nov 20, 2014

Plains Spadefoot

Scientific Name: Spea bombifrons
General Status: May Be At Risk
Detailed Status: N/A

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report #25, prepared by R.D. Lauzon

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Posted: Mar 1, 2013

 

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Updated: Aug 10, 2016