CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2073.3 of the Fish and Game Code, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission), on December 14, 2016, received a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity to list foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) as threatened under the California Endangered Species Act.
Foothill yellow-legged frogs inhabit partially shaded, rocky perennial streams and rivers at low to moderate elevations, across a range of vegetation types including chaparral, oak woodland, mixed coniferous forest, riparian sycamore and cottonwood forest, and wet meadows.
Pursuant to Section 2073 of the Fish and Game Code, on December 22, 2016, the Commission transmitted the petition to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) for review pursuant to Section 2073.5 of said code. It is anticipated that the Department’s evaluation and recommendation relating to the petition will be received by the Commission at its April 16-27, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys.
A copy of the petition is attached...