ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE
PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed
PETITIONED: 1995 (Biodiversity Legal Foundation), 2011 (Center for Biological Diversity)
RANGE: Coastal Alaska south through British Columbia, western Alberta, Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Nevada, Idaho, western Montana, western and south central Wyoming, the mountains of Utah and Colorado, and extreme northern New Mexico
THREATS: Disease caused by chytrid fungus, habitat destruction, pesticides and other pollutants, stocking of predatory fish, climate change and loss of genetic diversity
POPULATION TREND: This species is declining throughout its range. Impacts have been especially severe in the southern Rocky Mountains, where chytrid fungus has wiped out numerous boreal toad populations.
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