Area of Focus: Frogs & Toads

June 18, 2024

Nonprofits’ efforts aid threatened frog in Quebec

The Canadian government has provided $8.2 million to benefit the western chorus frog

May 9, 2024

Frogs adapt to salty conditions from de-icing

But if salt content gets higher, they won’t be able to keep up

December 8, 2023

Researchers get baseline data for contaminant in U.S. amphibians

Understanding methylmercury levels can help determine when species may be at risk from the toxin

December 4, 2023

Noise and lights deter city frogs

Surveys reveal that two species don’t fare well in urban areas with increased human sound and light pollution

October 20, 2023

The Department of the Interior announces two new wildlife refuges 

The Wyoming Toad Conservation Area and Tennessee’s Paint Rock River National Wildlife Refuge are the newest additions

July 26, 2023

Captive-bred tadpoles find new B.C. home

Northern leopard frogs raised in Edmonton Valley Zoo

July 10, 2023

A looming fungal disease poses a major threat to North American salamanders

The pathogen Bsal could cause declines in 140 species

June 12, 2023

Watch: Recovering relict leopard frogs

The rare frogs were once thought to be extinct

March 8, 2023

Agricultural fungicides may stave off chytrid infections

But scientists warn against using them due to unforeseen ecological consequences

February 2, 2023

JWM: Many herps in SW U.S. may lose a fifth of habitat to climate change

Climate change will likely affect reptiles and amphibians that don’t disperse far