Montserrat to host workshop to save endangered Mountain Chicken

BRADES, Montserrat, CMC– Local, regional and international stakeholders will convene on Montserrat on Tuesday for a four-day workshop to work on a strategy to save the critically endangered Mountain Chicken.
The Mountain Chicken recovery programme workshop to be held at the Montserrat National Trust in Olveston, will review activities of the Mountain Chicken project and highlight the current issues of concern that exist both in Montserrat and Dominica.
The Mountain Chicken is a critically endangered terrestrial frog existing in small populations found only on Dominica and Montserrat. Current threats include habitat loss, predation by invasive species and the recent attack of the chytrid fungus that is associated with declining amphibian populations around the world.

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