1.8 million California acres were set aside for frogs. Ranchers say decision ignores them

August 7, 2017 in News by Slad

 

Source: The Sacramento Bee

The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog is one of three frog species at the center of a lawsuit filed challenging the federal government’s decision to designate 1.8 million acres in rural California as “critical habitat.” Ranchers and farmers say the designation hurts the livelihoods.

The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog is one of three frog species at the center of a lawsuit filed challenging the federal government’s decision to designate 1.8 million acres in rural California as “critical habitat.” Ranchers and farmers say the designation hurts the livelihoods. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service