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Federal

This measure tracks changes in presence and absence of three amphibian species at 43 potential breeding sites. Each site is visited twice (where possible), to estimate and account for detection probability the Western Toad (Bufo boreas), Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris), and Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum). Mount Revelstoke National Park will monitor these amphibian species using this protocol once every 3 years.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  amphibians, breeding sites, wetlands, Western toad, Bufo boreas, Columbia spotted frog, Rana luteiventris, long-toed salamander, Ambystoma macrodactylum
Federal

This measure tracks changes in presence and absence of three amphibian species at 12 potential breeding sites. Each site is visited twice (where possible), to estimate and account for detection probability the Western Toad (Bufo boreas), Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris), and Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum). Mount Revelstoke National Park will monitor these amphibian species using this protocol once every 3 years.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  amphibians, breeding sites, wetlands, Western toad, Bufo boreas, Columbia spotted frog, Rana luteiventris, long-toed salamander, Ambystoma macrodactylum
Federal

Amphibians are vulnerable to an array of
environmental changes because of their
permeable skin, a complex life history, and a dependence on moist terrestrial or wetland habitats. These attributes make them excellent indicators of the health of aquatic ecosystems. Amphibians can indicate problems of air and water pollution, drought, habitat loss and
fragmentation, the introduction of non-native species such as sport fish and bullfrogs, and the emergence and spread of infectious disease. Amphibian occupancy is determined using auditory and visual encounters surveys.

Last Updated: Apr. 12, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Amphibian occupancy, boreal chorus frog, western toad, long-toed salamander, columbia spotted frog, Alberta
Federal

We surveyed the presence of four native amphibian species in wetlands throughout the eastern section of Banff National Park. This dataset represents detection or non-detection for each of the four species. We performed auditory and visual surveys of 60 pre-determined breeding sites . We surveyed each site two times during a sampling period between mid-April and the end of May.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  amphibian occupancy, long-toed salamander, Ambystoma macrodactylum, boreal/western toad, Anaxyrus boreas, Columbia spotted frog, Rana luteiventris, wood frog, Rana sylvatica
Federal

Kootenay National Park samples 28 randomly selected potential amphibian breeding sites (out of possible 66) to determine presence or absence of amphibian species. Each of the 28 sites is visited 3 times every 2 years and all detected species are recorded.

Last Updated: Apr. 21, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Amphibians, occupancy, breeding sites, abundance, population change, British Columbia
Federal

Yoho National Park samples 28 randomly selected potential amphibian breeding sites (out of possible 66) to determine presence or absence of amphibian species. Each of the 28 sites is visited 3 times every 2 years and all detected species are recorded.

Last Updated: Apr. 21, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Amphibians, occupancy, breeding sites, abundance, population change, British Columbia
Federal

Annual visual surveys are used to assess annual occupancy of breeding western toads at 10 known breeding ponds. Because of their reliance on wetland habitat for breeding, western toads are used as a measure of aquatic ecosystem health. The western toad is the only amphibian native to Haida Gwaiii and was designated as a species of special concern by COSEWIC in 2002.

Last Updated: Aug. 1, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Anaxyrus boreas, aquatic breeding habitat, Bufo boreas, western toad, amphibian monitoring, ecosystem health, wetland, British Columbia
Federal

Amphibians worldwide are facing declines and possible extinction. Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) are the only amphibian in Kluane National Park and Reserve. They are considered an important component of wetlands and are highly valued by Southern Tutchone peoples. Threats to wood frogs in Kluane are primarily the loss of habitat due to climate change and infection by diseases such as chytrid fungus.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Kluane, Yukon, wood frog, Lithobates sylvaticus, climate change, wetland, amphibian
Federal

The Elk Island National Park annually monitors the change in amphibian occupancy by using call counts, including data collected by citizen scientists.

Last Updated: May 25, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Amphibian, occupancy, boreal chorus frog, wood frog, call counts, citizen science, Alberta
Federal

The health of individual amphibians, amphibian populations, and their wetland habitats are monitored in the oil sands region and at reference locations. Contaminants assessments are done at all sites. Amphibians developing near oil sands activities may be exposed to concentrations of oil sands-related contaminants, through air emissions as well as water contamination. The focus of field investigations is to evaluate the health of wild amphibian populations at varying distances from oil sands operations.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2019
Date Published: Oct. 24, 2014
Organization: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Formats: WMS CSV HTML ESRI REST
Keywords:  oil sands; monitoring; biodiversity; contaminants; amphibians, Nature and Biodiversity - Contaminants, Observation/Measurement, Protect Species Well-Being, Assess Status of Species, Prairie - Alberta (AB), Oil sands, Wildlife
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