2010.COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Great Plains Toad Anaxyrus cognatus in Canada. vi + 54 pp.. It was assessed as “Threatened” in 1999 (Green, 1999b) and that assessment was confirmed in 2000 (Green 2000). The document provides a start to the listing and recovery process for those species identified as being at … Canadian range / known or potential jurisdictions: Alberta, Canadian Wildlife … Section 16 of SARA states that (1) COSEWIC is to be composed of members appointed by the Minister after consultation with the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council and with any experts and expert bodies, such as the Royal Society of Canada, that the Minister considers to have relevant expertise. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. COSEWIC Mandate The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) determines the national status of wild species, subspecies, varieties, and nationally significant populations that are considered to be at risk in Canada.

This report may be cited as follows: COSEWIC. Fowler’s Toad was assessed by COSEWIC as “Rare” in 1986 and then “Vulnerable” and “Special Concern” as COSEWIC changed its terminology. COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. The remainder of the western toad population is likely not at risk at this time but this should be re-examined on a regular basis. Previous report(s): Response Statements - Canadian Toad (2004-04-21) A response statement is a communications document that identifies how the Minister of the Environment intends to respond to the assessment of a wildlife species by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). Ottawa.