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I found my prince!

I have some really exciting news to share with you today… Last weekend, we were out in the forest doing our regular tree frog catching and swabbing to monitor the presence of chytrid fungus....

The team in Dominica report on 2014 in the field so far!

Whew, what a few months. 2014 has been an exciting and busy few months for the MC Team based in Dominica. This year has seen the start of the most intensive field surveying carried...

New Chicken on the Team!

My name is Laura and I have recently arrived in Montserrat to join the Mountain Chicken team here. I had the pleasure of seeing a mountain chicken on my first trip to Montserrat last...

Mountain Chicken Day!!!

On Friday the 13th September 2013 Dominica hosted the first Annual Mountain Chicken Day.   This event was designed to help create awareness about the plight of the Mountain Chicken Frog (Leptodactylus Fallax) also known in...

One frog, two frog, tree frogs!

With all the rain we have been having lately the team had to elicit some help from some fellow conservationists on island from Coral Cay Conservation to catch up on our tree frog surveys....

First Annual Mountain Chicken Project Hike

On Saturday the 31st August 2013 the Dominican Mountain Chicken Project hosted the first Annual Mountain Chicken Hike. The aim of the hike was to raise awareness of the plight of the mountain chicken on...

Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan workshop –Day 4

Today is the final day of the workshop and everyone is buzzing from the discovery of a surviving mountain chicken during our visit to the release site last night. At the end of day...

Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan workshop –Day 3

Day three of the workshop and we had some hard work to do today. Yesterday was an important day as the group worked together to determine the vision and the goal for the recovery...

Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan workshop –Day 2

Yesterday was the first day of the Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan workshop and the aim was to update everyone attending on all work conducted on the mountain chicken over the past 16 years. After...

Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan workshop –Day 1

Today was the first day of the Mountain Chicken Recovery Plan Workshop run by the Darwin Initiative Mountain Chicken Project in Montserrat. The project is now in the third and final year and we...

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