Arroyo Toad Remains Classified as Endangered

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Arroyo Toad Remains Classified as Endangered

Post by nightdriver » January 7th, 2016, 7:15 pm

Hadn't seen this posted yet.

https://federalregister.gov/a/2015-32075

the subject kind of says it all, but I included the link.

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Post by Fundad » January 12th, 2016, 8:48 am

Personally I agree with this. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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Post by hellihooks » January 12th, 2016, 5:25 pm

Good Call... :thumb: Hopefully, this will help in the fight to prevent 20,000 homes being built adjacent to, and around the Toad habtat in Summit Valley... Final public comment meeting this coming Sat at Hesp, High... moved to this venue and date because City Hall couldn't hold all the folks protesting this, last year... :shock: I gotta get going on my speech... :shock:
I'm tired of standing outside... :crazyeyes:
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Post by Fundad » January 12th, 2016, 5:54 pm

Nice Jim.. :beer: :thumb:

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Post by Brian Hubbs » January 12th, 2016, 9:29 pm

Is tapestry the ranch where the turtles are?

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Post by mattg » January 12th, 2016, 10:32 pm

Brian Hubbs wrote:Is tapestry the ranch where the turtles are?
yes!

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Post by hellihooks » January 17th, 2016, 5:40 pm

I was the 1st speaker at the final public comment meeting... NAILED IT... may have been the best 5 min speech I've ever given... the cheers and applause (from a packed, standing-room only, 1000 person auditorium) was deafning. The Arroyo toads were the first of the three topics i touched upon. :)

what's everyone (or anyone) doing, that might make a difference, besides herping and collecting data?

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Post by Brian Hubbs » January 17th, 2016, 9:45 pm

I'm learning to eat more fish and avocados...

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Post by Porter » January 20th, 2016, 2:02 am

Frog dammit Brian! :oops: I thought we had a deal

Image20160120_014315 by California Reptile & Amphibian Appreciation, on Flickr

And, Im gonna start charging people for saving their lives cause im gettin damn tired of doing it for free :lol:

All you old buzzards and young bucks need to youtube this and realize there is NO beneficial reason to eat animals...and the Chipotle seitan with that avocado would make one hell of a tasty burrito. also Safeway has non pork pulled pork BBQ buns that tastes better than the real thing. look in your glutton free vegetarian section its hidden in there like a SpeckAmong the course desert rock but it's there

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glad to hear the Arroyo toads are safe :thumb: :beer:

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Post by Porter » January 20th, 2016, 3:17 am

Much like the near destruction of Arroyo toad habitat, you can't let the BS of the marketing would hide the truth... The truth is hidden right before your eyes, but you have to research to find it ;) your life(r) is awaiting... tell em Tom

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=URp-Dbhr7EU

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Post by hellihooks » January 20th, 2016, 6:35 am

the toads are by no means safe... the council (city) has to much invested in this to just blow it off. this is just round one... (which has taken near 2 years) if approved... we move to lawsuits. :evil: ;)

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Post by Porter » January 21st, 2016, 3:10 pm

hellihooks wrote:the toads are by no means safe... the council (city) has to much invested in this to just blow it off. this is just round one... (which has taken near 2 years) if approved... we move to lawsuits. :evil: ;)
I knew I should have added that, safe "for now" part in there. lol However, I was more partially referring to the protection statis. Although it is no surprise, without it, they wouldn't stand a chance. I know I mentioned it before on the Blainville horn toad race derby post, but again, cheers to the good work you've done there! :beer: I'm gonna have to get down south and see one of these little guys. Hopefully I'll have plenty of time to do so...

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Post by hellihooks » January 21st, 2016, 5:37 pm

Porter wrote: I'm gonna have to get down south and see one of these little guys. Hopefully I'll have plenty of time to do so...
Say when... I'll put up up in a 2 bdrm mobile 100 yards from where they're at... ask Lawrence... he's stayed there... :thumb: jim

That pretty much goes for all my friends... 8-)

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Post by NACairns » January 22nd, 2016, 10:06 am

Jim's not kidding, they are right there. Now I need to come when it's not as blazing hot. I'm not up on all the politics of your region but I hope as much of that beautiful habitat can be protected as possible.
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Post by Porter » January 22nd, 2016, 6:58 pm

hellihooks wrote:
Porter wrote: I'm gonna have to get down south and see one of these little guys. Hopefully I'll have plenty of time to do so...
Say when... I'll put up up in a 2 bdrm mobile 100 yards from where they're at... ask Lawrence... he's stayed there... :thumb: jim

That pretty much goes for all my friends... 8-)
Cool man :thumb: I'll definitely let you know.

Nice photo 2 set NACairns :thumb: Was that 2nd one taken under one of those white sun blocker cloth lookin screen things? Same toad right?

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Post by NACairns » January 22nd, 2016, 8:25 pm

Thanks, it was taken using a diffused flash. Really cool species.

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Post by hellihooks » January 22nd, 2016, 9:01 pm

look forward to your return, Nick... :thumb:

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Post by Brian Hubbs » January 23rd, 2016, 8:59 am

Helli...I can see again, so PM me your best working ph # so I can get a hold of you when I'm in CA...

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Post by hellihooks » January 24th, 2016, 12:05 pm

Brian Hubbs wrote:Helli...I can see again, so PM me your best working ph # so I can get a hold of you when I'm in CA...
i'll send ya my numbers... but truth be told, probably won't be doing much local herping... only 3 things left see, in my county (which is bigger than some states) took me near 10 years to find a WPT, along the Mojave... saw one... don't really need to see/bother another.

what herping I will have time to do, this year... will be going to new places (states) and seeing stuff i haven't seen before. I bore easily... :crazyeyes: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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