The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources recently approved permits for developers to build a non-essential 12-story condominium and shopping complex on top of Fowler’s Toad habitat at Crystal Beach on the shores of Lake Erie. The toads are protected under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, and construction of the building would undoubtedly cause irreparable harm to … Continue reading Save Lake Erie’s Fowler Toads!
Dear Kerry, I have fantastic news about the Gum Farm property which you wrote a letter of support for back in August 2011! As you may recall, last year, we were working on a grant with the Piedmont Environmental Council to try to purchase the 42-acre globally rare wetland habitat that is on Gum Farm. While … Continue reading Victory for the Frogs in Loudoun County, Virginia
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to litigation by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today designated more than 1.6 million acres of critical habitat for the California red-legged frog in 28 California counties. The designation is three-and-a-half times as large as the Service’s 2006 designation, which the agency acknowledged was flawed … Continue reading More Than 1.6 Million Acres Designated as Critical Habitat for California Red-legged Frog
Save The Frogs is in the running for the Ideas for Change in America contest. Please go cast your vote for our idea to protect habitat for threatened amphibian species! Habitat destruction is the primary cause of amphibian extinctions in America and worldwide. The simple act of protecting amphibian habitat for threatened frog species is … Continue reading Ideas For Change In America