Tag Archives | Yosemite toad

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The cost of protection

Draft Economic Analysis Available on Proposed Critical Habitat for Three Sierra Amphibians  (press release) Sacramento – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) released a draft economic analysis of its proposal to designate 1,831,820 acres of critical habitat in California for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, the northern distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged […]

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Inyo Supervisors: county complex, renewable energy, frogs and toads

More steps toward a new County Office Complex in Inyo County were expected to come up at the Supervisors meeting today at 10:30am. The Board could okay an updated, non-binding Term Sheet and Concept Plan for a Lease Option Agreement with Inyo County Development LLC. They are partners with Joseph Enterprises, the local company negotiating […]

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Questions on critical habitat

Questions still remain in the minds of some about U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ plan for critical habitat designations to protect some frogs and toads in the High Sierra. Will the plan eliminate trout-planting in high country lakes like South Lake and Rock Creek Lake? How would the loss of the amphibians impact other creatures? […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife official says critical habitat for frogs and toads will not limit access

Officials and citizens of Inyo and Mono have publicly opposed efforts to create Critical Habitat Designations for two types of mountain frogs and the Yosemite Toad. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokesman assured Sierra Wave that his agency can not and does not close these areas to public access and that current resorts would not […]

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Local officials say federal action to save toads, frogs will jeopardize recreation

Eastern Sierra officials have called the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service move to designate critical habitat for frogs and toads a “premature” move that will “unduly harm our society, culture, and economy.” The last day to comment is today by 9pm, although public meetings will likely happen here later. Comment now at this website: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=FWS-R8-ES-2012-0074 […]

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