Boreal Toad Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

The boreal toad (Bufo boreas), in decline due to such factors as habitat destruction and the Chytrid  fungal disease that has devastated amphibian populations worldwide, may qualify for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will conduct a 90-day finding and will release a full review of the toad’s status after 90 days. The USFWS will make a final finding to determine if the boreal toad will be afforded Endangered Species Act protection within a year.  Leer más.