Wild Canada Preservation
Conservation Action Plan

Conservation Action Plan

This section reveals some “Critically Endangered” species that require direct hands-on intervention. Conservation breeding, nesting ground protection, and reintroduction efforts are the vital steps that should be taken to save these creatures. All species outlined below are divided into their habitat regions.

Amphibians & Reptiles

Carolinian Region:

  • Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander
  • Blanchard’s Cricket Frog
  • Blue Racer
  • Eastern Massasauga
  • Fowler’s Toad
  • Northern Dusky Salamander
  • Small-mouthed Salamander

Great Lakes – St. Lawrence:

  • Blanding’s Turtle
  • Jefferson Salamander
  • Queensnake
  • Spiny Softshell
  • Spotted Turtle

Nova Scotia:

  • Blanding’s Turtle


Atlantic Region:

  • Piping Plover

Great Lakes – St. Lawrence:

  • Loggerhead Shrike

Mountain-Pacific Coast, Prairies:

  • Burrowing Owl
  • Greater Sage-Grouse
  • Spotted Owl
  • Vesper Sparrow


  • Northern Bobwhite


Atlantic Region:

  • Maritime Ringlet

Great Lakes – St. Lawrence:

  • Eastern Persius Duskywing
  • Frosted Elfin
  • Hungerford’s Crawling Water Beetle
  • Karner Blue Butterfly
  • Northern Barrens Tiger Beetle
  • Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

Mountain-Pacific Coast, Prairies:

  • Island Marble
  • Taylor’s Checkerspot


Mountain-Pacific Coast:

  • American Badger


  • Black-footed Ferret
  • Ord’s Kangaroo Rat