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Northern Leopard Frog (Rana Pipiens)


In the current era of government cutbacks, it has been difficult and in fact sometimes impossible to obtain the information required for this status report. We are therefore especially grateful to those individuals who took time from their extremely busy schedules to provide us with the information we requested of them. Yukon Territory: Pat Milligan, Dept of Fisheries and Oceans. Northwest Territories: Mike Fournier, Canadian Wildlife Service. British Columbia: Laura Friis, Ministry of the Environment; Penny Ohanjanian, ecological consultant; Kelly Sendall, Royal British Columbia Museum; Stan Orchard, Task Force on Declining Amphibian Populations in Canada (DAPCAN). Alberta: Larry Powell, University of Calgary; Ed Hofman, Fish and Wildlife. Saskatchewan: Andrew Didiuk, Canadian Wildlife Service; Keith Roney, Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Manitoba: Ron Larche, Wildlife Branch; Bill Preston, Museum of Man and Nature. Ontario: Francis Cook, Canadian Museum of Nature; Michael Oldham, Natural Heritage Information Centre; Frederick Schueler, ecological consultant; Shealagh Pope, graduate student at CarletonUniversity. U.S.A.: Jim Reichel, Montana Natural Heritage Program; Edward Koch, Idaho U.S. Fish and Wildlife. This status report has benefitted from review by a number of individuals. We thank Joël Bonin, Ron Brooks, David Galbraith, David Green, Pat Gregory and Tom Herman for their valuable comments.Funding was provided by the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.