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May 23, 2013 – New Study: Frog, Toad Populations Declining at Alarming Rate

September 6, 2012 – Hundreds of Scientists Support Endangered Species Act Petition for Rarest U.S. Frogs, Turtles, Toads, Snakes, Lizards and Salamanders

July 11, 2012 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rarest U.S. Frogs, Turtles and Salamanders

May 22, 2012 – Lawsuit Launched to Speed Protection for Dozens of Rare and Vanishing Amphibians and Reptiles in Southeast

April 10, 2012 – Wild Turtles Move Closer to International Trade Protection

March 19, 2012 – 10,000 Acres of Critical Habitat Protected for Rare Chiricahua Leopard Frog in Arizona, New Mexico

February 22, 2012 – Oregon Spotted Frog Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

October 19, 2011 – Lawsuit Seeks Review of Pesticides Harmful to California Red-legged Frog

May 25, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Boreal Toads

May 12, 2011 Government Urged to Increase Habitat Protection for Chiricahua Leopard Frog

April 28, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Speed Recovery of Imperiled California Amphibians

March 21, 2011 Obama Administration Denies Protection to Knoxville Area Salamander

March 11, 2011 More Than 11,000 Acres of Critical Habitat Proposed for Rare Chiricahua Leopard Frog in Arizona, New Mexico

February 17, 2011 Government Urged to Finalize Habitat Protection for Sonoma County’s California Tiger Salamander

February 8, 2011 – Arroyo Toad, Rare Southern California Lily Get Big Increases in Habitat Protection

December 15, 2010 – Suit Launched to Save California Red-legged Frog From Harmful Pesticides

September 30, 2010 – Petition Filed to Protect Rare Texas Salamanders From Austin Water Project

September 15, 2010 – Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs Moved Toward State Endangered Species Status, But Emergency Rule Allows Activities That Kill Frogs to Continue

September 8, 2010 – Largest North American Amphibian Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

July 19, 2010 Amargosa Toad Denied Protections Under the Endangered Species Act

July 14, 2010 – Government Ignores Benefits of Protecting Arroyo Toad

June 28, 2010 – California to Consider Endangered Species Act Protection for Imperiled Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs

June 2, 2010 – Nearly 2,000 Acres Proposed for Protection for Endangered Mississippi Gopher Frog

May 21, 2010 – Feds Push to Reduce Protection for Endangered Arroyo Toad

April 28, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Frog in Coastal Mississippi: Only 100 Gopher Frogs Remain

March 16, 2010 – More Than 1.6 Million Acres Designated as Critical Habitat for California Red-legged Frog

March 3, 2010 – California Tiger Salamander Will Be Protected Under California Endangered Species Act

February 10, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Native Fish and Amphibians From Hatchery Fish Stocking by the California Department of Fish and Game

January 25, 2010 California Endangered Species Act Protection Sought to Save Mountain Yellow-legged Frog From Exotic Trout, Habitat Destruction, and Disease

June 30, 2009 – Western Leopard Frogs Move a Step Closer to Protection

November 15, 2007 – Simultaneous Suits Challenge Political Corruption Harming Species in Seven States

August 28, 2007 – Environmentalists Challenge Political Interference with 55 Endangered Species in 28 States, Seek to Restore 8.7 Million Acres of Protected Habitat Across the Country

June 25, 2007 – Protection of Highly Endangered Mountain Yellow-legged Frog Delayed Again

May 30, 2007 – Environmental Protection Agency Sued Over Pesticide Use Harmful to 11 Bay Area Endangered Species

May 10, 2007 – Court Orders Review of California’s Harmful Fish-stocking Practices

March 29, 2007 – Rare Salamanders Will Finally be Considered for Endangered Species Act Protection

January 19, 2007 – Court Rules Rare Salamanders Were Illegally Denied Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

January 12, 2007 – Court Rules Cal Fish and Game Illegally Stripped Protection for Recently Discovered Salamander

December 20, 2006 – Court Orders California Fish and Game Commission to Consider Imperiled California Tiger Salamander for Listing Under State Endangered Species Act

October 19, 2006 – Settlement Agreement Will Protect California Red-legged Frogs From 66 Toxic Pesticides

October 18, 2006 – Sierra Frog May Get Endangered Species Protections

October 5, 2006 – California ’s Harmful Fish-stocking Practices Challenged

August 23, 2006 – Conservation Groups Challenge Fish and Game’s Refusal to Protect Recently Discovered Salamander

July 6, 2006 – Conservation Groups Sue to Protect Rare Salamanders

April 13, 2006 – Twain’s Frog Gets Reduced Living Space, Development Industry Gets What it Wants

April 6, 2006 - Scott Bar Salamander Petitioned for Protection Under California Endangered Species Act

March 16, 2006 - Habitat of Newly Discovered Salamander Species Slated for Logging

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