Great Plains Toad

Scientifically known as Bufo Cognatus

Great Plains Toad

The Great Plains Toad is currently one of the 41 species in Alberta, that is either endangered or threatened. The toad is an amphibian. The population size is unknown but is believed to be endangered. The critical breeding habitat is declining because of drought, cultivation that is also known as the land used for farming, and also because of oil and gas activity.Clean water, required for breeding, can be compromised by intensive livestock use of breeding area ponds.

What You Can Do!

You can save the endangered plains toad by either signing up for AWA's Wilderness & Wildlife Defenders, a group of dedicated wilderness advocates committed to direct action by phone, letters, and e-mail or by donating money to the Alberta wilderness and wildlife by supporting the conservation education and outreach work of AWA. Your donation will make a difference.

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Here Are Some Frequently Asked Questions.

  1. What happened to the old website?

    The old Alberta Wilderness Association website has been upgraded to a PLONE content management system that is hosted by groundwire. This new website provides greater flexibility, future sustainability, and is cost-effective.

  2. Will all the information from the old website be in this new website?

    Yes all the information is being carefully migrated to the new Alberta Wilderness Association website. This ambitious project has required extensive preparation for the change to the new content management system. While the look and feel will be slightly different, the accessibility to the same content will be easier for Internet users and publishers.

  3. Are you funded by Government?

    No, the Alberta Wilderness Association is a non-profit environmental organization that is supported through donations, event fundraisers, memberships, foundations, bequests, and endowments.

  4. Where are you located?
  5. The Alberta Wilderness Association office is located in the Hillhurst Cottage School - please refer to map.

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