Tag: Dusky Gopher Frog
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Service announces recovery plan revisions for 43 species, to assist in measuring progress and addressing threats
August 5, 2019 | 5 minute read
As part of an agency-wide effort to advance the recovery of our nation’s most imperiled species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has made publicly available draft revisions for 21 recovery plans that provide a recovery roadmap for 43 federally protected species. This batch of recovery plan revisions is part of the Department of the Interior’s Agency Priority Performance Goals. The effort calls for all recovery plans to include quantitative criteria on what constitutes recovery by September 2019. Read the full story...
September 9, 2015 | 4 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing the availability of the final recovery plan for the dusky gopher frog, federally listed as endangered. The dusky gopher frog, a stocky frog with a loud, guttural call, is heard less often now in the longleaf pine forests of Mississippi. Once also found in Louisiana and Alabama, now it is only found in four locations in Harrison and Jackson counties in southern Mississippi. Read the full story...
June 19, 2012 | 4 minute read
On Monday, June 18th, Fox & Friends broadcast a story about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s designation of critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog. The gopher frog is protected under the Endangered Species Act and is listed as endangered. The agency’s action designates 6,477 acres across four counties in Mississippi and one parish in Louisiana. The story focused on one private landowner who owns 45,000 acres in St. Read the full story...
June 11, 2012 | 4 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating critical habitat for the endangered dusky gopher frog, commonly known as the Mississippi gopher frog. A total of 6,477 acres are designated within two states, including Louisiana’s St. Tammany Parish and Mississippi’s Forrest, Harrison, Jackson, and Perry counties. Of the total acreage designated, 3,501 acres are in federal ownership, 264 are on state property, and 2,711 acres are privately owned. About half of the lands in the critical habitat designation are part of the DeSoto National Forest. Read the full story...