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Northern Leopard Frog (Rana Pipiens)

The Authors

Carolyn N. L. Seburn

M.Sc., University of Windsor, Department of Biological Sciences, 1990. “Population ecology of the five-lined skink, Eumeces fasciatus, at Point Pelee National Park, Canada.”

B.Sc., University of Toronto, Departments of Botany, Zoology and Psychology, 1987.

Carolyn Seburn is an ecologist specializing in amphibians and reptiles. She has been involved with the Canadian Task Force on Declining Amphibian Populations (DAPCAN) since its inception in 1991. From 1991 to 1994 she conducted research on the Northern Leopard Frog in Alberta in association with Alberta Fish and Wildlife and University of Alberta. She is a Vice-Chair of the Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network/ Réseau Canadien de Conservation des Amphibiens et des Reptiles and the Eastern Canada Coordinator for DAPCAN. She currently resides near Ottawa, and is a partner in the consulting company Seburn Ecological Services.


David C. Seburn

M.Sc., University of Alberta, Department of Geography, 1993. “Ecological effects of a crude oil spill on a subarctic right-of-way.”

B.A., University of Western Ontario, Department of Geography, 1987.

David Seburn is an ecologist with a research interest in the conservation of amphibians and reptiles. His herpetological experience includes field research on the Five-lined Skink, the Northern Leopard Frog and the Bullfrog. He has also compiled the Handbook for Monitoring the Amphibians of Alberta for Alberta Fish and Wildlife. He currently resides near Ottawa and is a partner in the consulting company Seburn Ecological Services.