biodiversity http://ijpr.org en Spotted Frog Proposal Revives Endangered Species Fears http://ijpr.org/post/spotted-frog-proposal-revives-endangered-species-fears <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Twenty-three years ago, the listing of the northern spotted owl under the Endangered Species Act was one of the factors that led to a sharply reduced Northwest timber harvest. Now, wildlife officials are proposing to list the Oregon spotted frog. If approved, this listing would not have nearly the far-reaching impact the spotted owl listing had. But &nbsp;officials in Klamath County are pushing back against a proposal they fear will lead to intrusive and economically-damaging regulations.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 02:35:08 +0000 Liam Moriarty 5187 at http://ijpr.org Spotted Frog Proposal Revives Endangered Species Fears