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Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network - Réseau Canadien de Conservation des Amphibiens et des Reptiles


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We will only accept links which are specifically related to Conservation and Research on Amphibians and Reptiles.

The Turtle Conservationist

Matt Ellerbeck is a Turtle Conservationist based in Ontario, Canada. His mission is to help educate people about turtles and the many growing issues they face. Turtles have existed for over 200 million years. However, now the turtles' existence is threatened by their most vicious predator... humans. Matt's mission includes educating people on how we can help turtles so that we can ensure their future survival. Matt's reptile conservation work has been commended by the Ontario Minister Of Natural Resources, The Cataraqui Conservation Authority, and the Ottawa Amphibian and Reptile Association.
Ontario Chapter of North American Field Herping Association

Aims to collect scientific field data to support conservation efforts. Organizes field trips and coordinates data collection. Rapidly growing network of Canadians intersted in herpetological field biology.
Indian River Reptile Zoo

Indian River Reptile Zoo is unique in Canada and is one of the most modern and exciting specialized animal centres in the world! Here you can see snakes, lizards, monitors, alligators, turtles, crocodiles, and even special guest animals such as monkeys and more! The animals are housed in state of the art, climate controlled facilities which were specifically esigned to house reptiles.
Center for Reptile and Amphibian Research

A wonderful variety of exotic and threatened species of both Amphibians and Reptiles.
Save The Snakes 101

Save The Snakes 101 was created to help raise awarness of the problems snakes are facing. They are running a number of projects to help aid snakes.
Official BC Reptile website

This is the official website on the reptiles of British Columbia, co-sponsored by the BC government and Thompson Rivers University. It includes species accounts, distribution maps, tips for distinguising between the various species of snakes (particularly rattlers and gopher snakes), and even on-line colouring sheets for children.
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development

Posters of the amphibians and snakes of Alberta are available. The mailing address is Information Centre, Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Main Floor, Great West Life Building, 9920 - 108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 2M4 ph: 780-422-2079
MidWest Frogs

Download video clips of frogs calling.

French Review devoted to turtle biology, preservation and breeding techniques

A registered Canadian Charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of Canada's indigenous turtle species by installation of turtles crossing signs, through increased public education & awareness and by providing of medical treatment & care for injured turtles. S.H.E.L.L. means ( safety, Habitat, Education, Long Life)
Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre

The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre provides medical, surgical and rehabilitative care to injured native turtles (Ontario) in order to eventually release them back into their natural habitat.
Lake Jackson Ecopassage

Effort to build an ecopassage for a stretch of highway in Florida that has the highest documented road kills / attempted crossings ever recorded for turtles in North America.
Amphibian Conservation Alliance Article

A June 2002 article titled: "EPA asked to ban atrazine, investigate manufacturer.
Bengali Frog Legs Export and Uses of Pesticides

Trade and Environmental Database article on the links between frog exports and pesticide use.
Message in a bottle: new beer launched in support of species at risk

This web site is about a Canadian beer that promotes wildlife conservation and in particular the spiny softshell turtle.
Kevin Judge's Homepage

Hello, I'm one of the people who originally constructed the Important R&A Areas website. I just thought I'd give you a new URL to point to on the IMPARA's homepage, since the one there currently is no longer in use. Thanks. Site looks very good.
Critter Crossings

ut together by the US department of transportation, Critter Crossings, offers one of the best information resources on the web with regards to roads and wildlife mitigation.
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians

We are a non-profit international organization of veterinarians and herpetologists founded in 1991. Our goal is to improve reptilian and amphibian veterinary care and husbandry through education, exchange of ideas and research. The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) promotes conservation and humane treatment of all reptilian and mphibian species through education, captive breeding and reptilian and amphibian habitat preservation.
The Centre for North American Herpetology

Promoting the preservation and conservation of North American Amphibians, Crocodilians, Reptiles, and Turtles through education and information.
Wetlands: Tools for Working with Wetlands in Canada

Canadian wetland resources portal: links to field guides, maps, education kits, policies, management techniques, technologies etc.
Ontario Herpetofaunal Atlas

Contains distribution maps for all Ontario amphibians and reptiles based on more than 130,000 georeferenced records gathered during the Ontario Herpetofaunal Summary project.
Frog Decline Reversal Project/Cairns Frog Hospital

This site has been created to provide information about the value of frogs, their decline in Northeastern Australia, amphibian diseases and some basics on keeping frogs. Also included is information about the Frog Decline Reversal Project and the Cairns Frog Hospital and how you can help frogs directly and through these non-profit groups.
American Museum of Natural History

An amphibian species of the world database, with information on type localities, references and overall distributions, searchable by scientific name (including synonyms) or by geographic area (country is best for Canada - province will only come up if specifically mentioned in the data base.) using "distribution" and "contains".
Northeastern Chorus Frog

Learn how to participate in the monitoring of the Northeastern Chorus Frogs and information of the first Annual International Conference on Northeastern Chorus Frog to discuss Chorus Frogs in central Canada and the northeastern United States - 3-4 March 2001, in Kemptville, Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada.
Elements Online Environmental Magazine

Please see our new issue of endangered species , and feel free to submit something if you can.
Nova Scotia Leatherback Turtle Working Group

Atlantic Canada's principal marine turtle research and conservation group.
Sciensational Sssnakes!!

Sciensational Sssnakes!! conducts educational programs about reptiles and amphibians. Our primary focus is Ontario species, and their conservation. For this purpose, we maintain the most complete live collection of Ontario herpetofauna, (currently 29 species or subspecies)under MNR license. Founders Jenny and Jeff are both University of Guelph biology graduates.
Plants, Birds and Wetlands of Lake Huron

Lake Huron websites featuring birds, plants, shipwrecks, and some islands.
Nova Scotia Herp Atlas Project

The goal of the Nova Scotia Herp Atlas is to document the distribution and abundance of Nova Scotia's amphibian and reptile species (collectively referred to as 'herps'). Information will be collected over a five year period (1999-2003) by volunteer atlassers.
ACO Polymer Products Widlife Projects

Descriptions of past and current Amphibian Tunnels and other wildlife projects requiring ACO products.
Association for Biodiversity Information

The home page of the Association for Biodiversity Information (ABI), an organization dedicated to providing information for protecting the diversity of life on Earth.
Survey of Bullfrogs Rana catesbeiana in British Columbia

Evidence is accumulating that introduced bullfrogs Rana catesbeiana have outcompeted and displaced native amphibians from large areas of the lower Fraser Valley and southeastern Vancouver Island. Therefore, it has become very important to map the location of bullfrog populations and to monitor their abundance and range expansion.
The Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program

The Great Lakes ecosystem of North America is the largest system of fresh surface water on earth and provides valuable services ranging from clean drinking water sources to wildlife viewing. Several of these services depend on the presence of vigorous, healthy wetlands - both along the coastline and in interior areas. Many of these wetlands have been lost through draining or filling, degraded by pollution inputs, or altered by invading plants and animals. Among wetland types, marshes (those dominated by emergent plants like cattail, sedges, or bulrush) are especially important habitat for a wide array of wildlife species.
Frogwatch Canada

In partnership with the Canadian Nature Federation, and 30 provincial and territorial representatives. We need your help and want you to become a Frogwatch Canada volunteer. It's very easy, and fun!

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