Federal government says funding has restored threatened frog’s habitat in Quebec

Canadian Press in CBC News
May 31, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says $8.2 million spent since 2022 has successfully restored several Quebec wetlands inhabited by the threatened western chorus frog. Guilbeault said in a news release the money from the Canada Nature Fund has brought new life to wetlands in the Montérégie region, south of Montreal, and in western Quebec’s Outaouais region. The money given to Nature-Action Québec, Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Nature Conservancy of Canada has allowed the organizations to protect dozens of hectares of green space since 2022. Although not considered endangered across the globe, the tiny western chorus frog is listed as a threatened species in Canada

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