Blanchard’s Cricket Frog

Blanchard’s Cricket Frog

Blanchard’s Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi) Species Status: Endangered in Canada, Extirpated in Ontario Action Required: Conservation breeding, reintroduction As Ontario’s wetlands disappear because of development, so too have Blanchard’s cricket frogs. Despite many...
Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Conservation breeding, reintroduction, and translocation With fewer than 1,000 pairs thought to exist in this country, the burrowing owl is one of the most endangered birds in...
Blanding’s Turtle

Blanding’s Turtle

Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) Species Status: Endangered (Nova Scotia population) and Threatened (Great Lakes/St. Lawrence population) in Canada Action Required: Headstarting, nest protection The shape of the Blanding’s turtle mouth makes it look like...

Ojibway Prairie Complex Receives National Recognition

Ojibway Prairie Complex RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR Importance TO CANADIAN amphibians and reptiles Media Release July 11th 2016, Windsor, ON For Immediate Release The Canadian Herpetological Society, Wildlife Preservation Canada, and their partners, are pleased...