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

No.39 – Columbian Mountain Amphibian Surveys, 2001

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 39, prepared by D. Paton

No. 53 - Alberta Amphibian Call Surveys: A Pilot Year Final Report

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 53, prepared by L. Takats and C. Priestly

No. 74 - Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA): 2002 Provincial Summary

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 74, prepared by L. Wilkinson and S. Hanus

No. 83 – Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA): 2003 Provincial Report

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 83, prepared by L. Wilkinson and K. Kempin

No. 95 – Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA): 2004 Provincial Summary

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 95, prepared by L. Wilkinson and G. Berg

No. 110 – Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA): 2005 Provincial Summary

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 110, prepared by L. Wilkinson and G. Berg

No. 142 – Analysis of Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) Project – Amphibian Captures at Pitfall Trapping Sites 1997-2008

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 142, prepared by B. Eaton and M. Hiltz

No. 143 – Occurrence and Prevalence of Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in Amphibian Species of Alberta

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 143, prepared by Scott D. Stevens, David R.C. Prescott and Douglas P. Whiteside

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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

  • 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

Species at Risk Program Report

No. 126 – Distribution and Population Trends of the Canadian Toad in Alberta

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

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Columbia Spotted Frog

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

Detailed Status Report

Status of the Columbia Spotted Frog in Alberta

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

Great Plains Toad

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

Detailed Status Report

Status of the Great Plains Toad in Alberta

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

Archived Detailed Status Report

Status of the Great Plains Toad in Alberta

  • Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 14, prepared by J. James

Management Plan

Great Plains Toad Conservation Management Plan 2015-2020

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

Species at Risk Fact Sheet

Alberta's Great Plains Toad

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Long-toed Salamander

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

Status of the Long-toed Salamander in Alberta

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

Management Plan

Long-toed Salamander Conservation Management Plan Update 2016

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

Species at Risk Fact Sheet

Long-toed Salamander

Species at Risk Program Reports

No. 35 – Protocol for Monitoring Long-toed Salamander Populations in Alberta

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 35, prepared by T.Pretzlaw, M.Huynh, L. Takats and L. Wilkinson

No. 36 – Long-toed Salamander Monitoring Study in Alberta: Summary Report 1998-2001

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 36, prepared by M. Huynh, L. Takats and L. Wilkinson

No. 73 – Long-toed Salamander Conservation in the Alberta Foothills: 2002 Field Summary Report

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 73, prepared by L. Wilkinson and S. Hanus

No. 75 – Distribution and Habitat Associations of the Long-toed Salamander in the Oldman River Drainage

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 75, prepared by K. Pearson

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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

  • Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 9, prepared by K. Kendell

Archived Detailed Status Report

Status of the Northern Leopard Frog in Alberta

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

Recovery Plan and Summaries

Alberta Northern Leopard Frog Recovery Plan 2010-2015

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

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Species at Risk 2013-14 Recovery Action Summary: Northern Leopard Frog

Species at Risk Program Reports

No. 13 – Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction: Raven River – Year 2 (2000)

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 13, prepared by K. Kendell

No. 42 – Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction: Year 3 (2001)

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 42, prepared by K. Kendell

No. 43 – Survey Protocol for the Northern Leopard Frog

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 43, prepared by K. Kendell

No. 44 – Alberta Inventory for the Northern Leopard Frog (2000/2001)

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 44, prepared by K. Kendell

No. 78 – Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction: Year 4 (2002)
No. 78 – Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction: Year 5 (2003)

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 78, prepared by K. Kendell

No. 79 – Magrath Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction Project – Year 1 Progress Report

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 79, prepared by K.A. Romanchuk

No. 104 – Magrath Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction Project – Final Report

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 104, prepared by K.A. Romanchuk and R.W. Quinlan

No. 132 – Habitat Suitability Index for the Northern Leopard Frog in Alberta: Model Derivation and Validation

  • Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 132, prepared by S.D. Stevens, D. Page, D.R.C. Prescott

Species at Risk Brochures

Alberta Species at Risk – Northern Leopard Frog

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Plains Spadefoot

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

Detailed Status Report

Status of the Plains Spadefoot in Alberta

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