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  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sierra Nevada Yellow-Legged Frog, the Northern DPS of the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog, and the Yosemite Toad

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), designate critical habitat for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae), the northern distinct population segment (DPS) of the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa), and the Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). There is significant overlap in the critical habitat designations...

    ... objectives as a reason to exclude critical habitat for the frogs and toad in these areas. Our Response: We concur that these ... Our Response: According to communications with USFS and NPS staff (see discussion in section 4.2.4 of the ...This means it is very likely there are extant localities we have missed. ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Northern Mexican Gartersnake and Narrow-Headed Gartersnake

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), determine threatened species status under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act), as amended, for the northern Mexican gartersnake (Thamnophis eques megalops) and the narrow-headed gartersnake (Thamnophis rufipunctatus), native species from Arizona and New Mexico in the United States. We also finalize a rule under authority of section 4(d) of...

    ... fishes, such as adult and larval (tadpoles) native leopard frogs (e.g., lowland leopard frog (Lithobates yavapaiensis) and ...Notes: ``Possible'' means there were no conclusive data found. ``Likely extirpated'' means ...: Throughout the proposed rule and during personal communications with the Service, livestock grazing has not been identified as a ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Northern Mexican Gartersnake and Narrow-headed Gartersnake

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to list the northern Mexican gartersnake (Thamnophis eques megalops) and narrow-headed gartersnake (Thamnophis rufipunctatus) as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). If we finalize this rule as proposed, it would extend the Act's protections to these species. The effect of this regulation is to...

    ...This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see ... fishes, such as adult and larval (tadpoles) native leopard frogs (e.g., lowland leopard frog (Lithobates yavapaiensis) and ... on the landscape, and we believe that better communication and coordination among programs with regard to gartersnake ...

  • Migration and conservation: frameworks, gaps, and synergies in science, law, and management.

    ...We recommend increased communication and collaboration among the disciplines, generally, but also ....A also discusses coordination and information exchange as means of capacity building. Part III.B focuses more narrowly on federal ... scales, from migrations up and down trees by tropical tree frogs that breed on the ground, to hemisphere-spanning migrations of ...

  • Storytelling for lawyers.

    ... be great persuaders; we simply have to do it by other means. . One of the principal techniques of persuasion comes through ... SPEECHES & LECTURES (2006); ERIC OLIVER, PERSUASIVE COMMUNICATION: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF TEACHING LAWYERS (2009); ERIC OLIVER, FACTS ... about human beings through the enchanted world of talking frogs and toads. Enchanted characters tell us that the story is not ...

  • Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing Salamanders Due to Risk of Salamander Chytrid Fungus

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is amending its regulations under the Lacey Act to add all species of salamanders from 20 genera, of which there are 201 species, to the list of injurious amphibians. With this interim rule, both importation into the United States and interstate transportation between States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or...

    ...This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see ... that Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has had on frogs. We also received a petition from the Center for Biological ...Our analysis of Martel et al. (2014) and follow-up communication (Martel, pers. comm.) found 25 species from 19 genera are ...

  • Public choice theory and occupational licensing.

    .... Public Choice Theory provides a useful means of analysis. It does not require courts to make political ...See Exodus 8:1-5 (describing the second plague, frogs). . (50.) See WH FRAMEWORK, supra note 7, at 6 ("One study found ..., a man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them. He has a property of peculiar value in his religious ...

  • Interfaith encounters in popular culture.

    ... tensions before they could become dangerous, and also as a means of social communication and social control, upholding generally .... Henderson, Jeffrey. 2008. "Introduction." Aristophanes: Frogs, Trans. Jeffrey Henderson. 1-20. Newburyport, MA: Focus ...

  • Part II

    ...The mountain yellow-legged frog is in the family of true frogs, Ranidae, which consists of frogs that are more closely tied to ...``Conservation'' means the use of all methods and procedures that are necessary to bring ..., growth of larvae and juveniles, intra-specific communication, basking, dispersal, and migration. Federal agencies already ...

  • Endangered and threatened species: Critical habitat designations— Mountain yellow-legged frog,

    ...The mountain yellow-legged frog is in the family of true frogs, Ranidae, which consists of frogs that are more closely tied to ...``Conservation'' means the use of all methods and procedures that are necessary to bring ..., growth of larvae and juveniles, intra-specific communication, basking, dispersal, and migration. Federal agencies already ...

  • Part II

    ...This rediscovery was surprising since all of the surviving frogs were thought to have been collected and moved to a ...Conservation, as defined under section 3 of the Act, means to use and the use of all methods and procedures which are ... the Four Cs philosophy--conservation through communication, consultation, and cooperation. This philosophy is evident in ...

  • Endangered and threatened species: Critical habitat designations— Mountain yellow-legged frog,

    ...This rediscovery was surprising since all of the surviving frogs were thought to have been collected and moved to a ...Conservation, as defined under section 3 of the Act, means to use and the use of all methods and procedures which are ... the Four Cs philosophy--conservation through communication, consultation, and cooperation. This philosophy is evident in ...

  • Endangered and threatened species: legged frog,

    ... The primary constituent elements for California red- legged frogs are aquatic and upland areas where suitable breeding and ...``Conservation'' means the use of all methods and procedures that are necessary to bring ..., growth of larvae and juveniles, intra-specific communication, dispersal, migration, genetic exchange and sheltering. Federal ...

  • Endangered and threatened species: Critical habitat designations— California red-legged frog,

    ... recently discovered populations of California red-legged frogs in Youngs Creek, in Calaveras County, and in artificial ponds in ...``Conservation'' means the use of all methods and procedures that are necessary to bring ..., growth of larvae and juveniles, intra-specific communication, dispersal, migration, genetic exchange and sheltering. Federal ...

  • Part II

    ... recently discovered populations of California red-legged frogs in Youngs Creek, in Calaveras County, and in artificial ponds in ...``Conservation'' means the use of all methods and procedures that are necessary to bring ..., growth of larvae and juveniles, intra-specific communication, dispersal, migration, genetic exchange and sheltering. Federal ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions

    In this Candidate Notice of Review (CNOR), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), present an updated list of plant and animal species native to the United States that we regard as candidates for or have proposed for addition to the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. Identification of candidate species can assist...

    ... in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION or at the Office of Communications and Candidate Conservation, Arlington, VA (see address under FOR ...Currently, the Great Basin DPS of Columbia spotted frogs appear to be widely distributed throughout southwest Idaho, ...There is no known means of controlling mosquitofish, and they have already caused the ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...Office of Communications and Candidate Conservation, Arlington, VA (see address under FOR ...The presence of chytrid fungus in relict leopard frogs at Lower. Blue Point Spring in 2010 warrants further evaluation ...Louisiana and Texas, and provides a means for the partnering agencies to work cooperatively on projects ...

  • Part II

    ... self-sustaining populations of California red-legged frogs based on the presence of the PCEs, the density of California ... to metamorphose, periodic drying would be an effective means of preventing a population from becoming established. ... the Four Cs philosophy--conservation through communication, consultation, and cooperation. This philosophy is evident in ...

  • Green job training in prisons benefits everyone.

    ... staff and residents in raising endangered Oregon spotted frogs, helping to release more than 1,300 frogs into protected wetlands ...(14) This means that individuals with a criminal record can work for a licensed .... (11.) D. Pacholke, personal communication, Dec. 9, 2010. . (12.) National Center for O*NET Development. ...

  • Positive Train Control Systems (RRR)

    FRA proposes amendments to regulations implementing a requirement of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 that certain passenger and freight railroads install positive train control (PTC) systems. The proposal would revise the regulatory provisions related to the de minimis exception to the installation of PTC systems generally, and more specifically, its application to yard-related movements.

    ... of signals, interlocked switches, derails, movable-point frogs, or electronic locks in an existing system where the modification ... manner until the next available point of communication where a report must be made to a designated officer, and an ...According to Sec. 232.407(a)(1), heavy grade means:. (i) For a train operating with 4,000 trailing tons or less, ...

  • Positive Train Control Systems (RRR)

    FRA's final rule primarily amends the regulations implementing a requirement of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 that certain passenger and freight railroads install positive train control (PTC) systems governing operations on certain main line tracks. This final rule revises an existing regulatory exception to the requirement to install a PTC system for track segments carrying freight...

    ... Categorical de minimis exception means the exception to the requirement to implement a PTC system on a ...(3) a centralized dispatch system; and (4) a communications system linking these components. On December 11, 2012, FRA ... of signals, interlocked switches, derails, movable-point frogs, or electronic locks in an existing system where the modification ...

  • Pervasive image capture and the First Amendment: memory, discourse, and the right to record.

    ...Preconditions and Elements of Communication VI. THE SCOPE OF PROTECTION FOR IMAGE CAPTURE A. "Generally ...[e]specially for persons of modest means or limited mobility." (24) The last decade has seen increasingly ... Law Poses Threat to Citizen Reporting, REPORTERS SANS FROGS (Mar. 8, 2007), http://en.rsf.org/IMG/article_PDF/ ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for 49 Species From the Hawaiian Islands

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), determine endangered status under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act), as amended, for 10 animal species, including the Hawaii DPS of the band- rumped storm-petrel (Oceanodroma castro), the orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly (Megalagrion xanthomelas), the anchialine pool shrimp (Procaris hawaiana), and seven yellow-faced bees (Hylaeus anthracinus,

    ... lights and collisions with structures, such as communication towers and utility lines, is also a threat (Reed et al. 1985, p. ... water at upper elevation sources (above 980 ft (300 m)) by means of concrete weirs. All or most of the stream flow was diverted ...(pampas grass), coqui frogs (Eleutherodactylus coqui), the CRB, and ants (HISC 2009, 2013, ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for 16 Species and Threatened Status for 7 Species in Micronesia

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, determine endangered status under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, for 16 plant and animal species from the Mariana Islands (the U.S. Territory of Guam and the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). We also determine threatened status for seven plant species from the Mariana Islands and greater Micronesia in the U.S. Territory of

    ... Saipan, and Tinian, and on some of the northern islands, by means of Cocos nucifera (coconut) farming, which was encouraged for the ..., grains, vegetables, fruits, insects, worms, snails, eggs, frogs, fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals (Fellers 2000, p. 525; GISD ...The Service initiated communication regarding this rulemaking with the CNMI DLNR starting as early as ...

  • Originalism's misplaced fidelity: "original" meaning is not objective.

    ... law, Originalists contend, their methodology is the only means of doing so. (2) . In this paper, I wish to examine two recently ...(95) This open-endedness, in turn, allows communication between individuals who naturally have had different experiences. ...It makes sense to distinguish frogs from toads on finer grounds than those on which we distinguish ...