WANTED! Californians who care about their state’s native wildlife. The California Fish & Game Commission (FGC) holds regular public meetings at which citizens are generally granted two minutes to speak on any relevant environmental topic. As the FGC holds significant power with respect to the continuance of American Bullfrog importations, SAVE THE FROGS! seeks supporters … Continue reading CALIFORNIA: Speakers Needed at Fish & Game Commission Hearings
This post is brought to you by SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey: Food for thought: What does it take to get frog legs on your plate in California? If you’re in San Francisco, hop on the trolly and head down to Chinatown. I had heard it was easy to find a live … Continue reading From the Pond to the Plate: Bullfrogs in Chinatown, San Francisco
The City of Santa Cruz voted unanimously today (January 24, 2012) to ban the sale, release, importation and possession of American Bullfrogs. This makes Santa Cruz the first city in the country to take such a step, and sets an important precedent for other jurisdictions to follow. The non-native frogs spread chytrid fungus and prey … Continue reading City of Santa Cruz bans American Bullfrogs!