Table of Contents
The Urban Outback
Why are we concerned about amphibians?
The function and types of wetlands
Changing landscapes and protected areas I
Changing landscapes and protected areas II
Restoring a balance
How to help amphibians Keeping Score: Amphibian Road Call Counts & Backyard Frog Surveys
Community Green Plans
Ecological planning beyond the birdbath
Before you start
Stormwater retention ponds
Beaver pond Management
Frog Friendly Backyard
Where to build your pond
How big and how deep
Concrete, fiberglass or clay ponds?
Flexible pond liners
Digging your pond
The Mitchell Pond
How to attract amphibians to your pond
Norway Maple: Reassessing the threat to natural areas
Other amphibian shelters
How to attract other wildlife to your backyard
Metro Toronto Zoo bat box programme
HELP! - Problems and concerns brought to our attention
through letters from homeowners.
Wetland tales and activities Literature
Narcissus Toad by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
The song of Mr. Toad by Kenneth Grahame.
Birdfoot's Grampa by Joseph Bruchac
The woman who married a frog by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
Wetland Word Find
Amphibians of Ontario Word Find
Colour a Toad
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Phytoplankton!
Ghostbusters - Zooplankton at Work.
It's a buggy world after all.
The Gallery I
The Gallery II
White water lily
Native Ontario plant species for wetlands and adjacent habitats
Nurseries which carry native plant species for Ontario.
Additional sources of information on amphibians