Chilliwack Progress – Mar 20, 2016
Sasha Tuttle and Spencer Goss spent two weeks over spring break combing the local wetlands for the endangered Oregon Spotted Frog. The 17-year-olds were hired by Fraser Valley Conservancy to shadow junior biologist Aleesha Switzer and conduct exploratory searches in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Agassiz, and Hope.
Chilliwack Progress – Feb 13, 2016
The Oregon Spotted Frog is a critically endangered frog that is only found in a few remaining pockets of the Fraser Valley, like Chilliwack and Abbotsford. A couple of lucky students will get to job shadow biologists, combing wetlands for these rare frogs, egg masses and more.
The Globe and Mail – April 27, 2015
This week, hundreds of tadpoles will be released into the Fraser River in hopes that a precious fraction of them will mature into a more stable population of Oregon spotted frogs.
Georgia Straight – April 15, 2015
From missing winters to disappearing wildlife, B.C. experts say the signs of the so-called Anthropocene Epoch are all around us.– Kent District delays plans to excavate endangered species hot spot in Fraser Valley
Vancouver Sun – Feb 26, 2015
B.C. approves plan for Mountain Slough to ease flooding of adjacent farmland
Aldergrove Star – August 27, 2014
In continuing their scientific work and conservation efforts for the endangered Oregon spotted frogs, last week the Greater Vancouver Zoo released more frogs back into the wild.
Chilliwack Progress – May 1, 2014
The Oregon spotted frog is being reintroduced into Agassiz’s ecosystem, in an attempt to help the endangered amphibians grow in numbers
Metro News – 25 April 2014
B.C.’s Oregon Spotted Frog Recovery Team, which has successfully bred the tadpoles every year since 2010, will release the tadpoles back into the wild near Agassiz on Friday.
Xinhuanet English – 26 April 2014
Thousands of tadpoles of endangered Oregon spotted frogs were released into the wild Friday at a site on crown land near Agassiz, British Columbia (BC) of west Canada to supplement existing populations of the rare frog species.