< Back 


The Nature and Forestry Agency (ANB) started a project in close collaboration with Gent University in order to gain more insights regarding chytridiomycosis and ranavirus in amphibian populations. The webpage of Natuurpunt is also a good source of information regarding Bsal including hygiene protocols for citizen scientists/professional field biologists and breeders of urodelans. 

Currently several branches of the Belgian Government that are responsible for nature conservation are conducting a public inquiry for a National Bsal Action Plan. Comments on the plan can be made until 16 February 2017 via this website. The conceptual plan can be downloaded here.

Below contact information to report deaths or ask other questions that may arise:


When suspicious animals are found in Wallonia nature organization Natagora can be contacted. 

GhENT University

Suspicious animals found in the vicinity of Gent (Flanders) are best reported to Gent University (Department of Pathology, bacteriology and poultry diseases)