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Stories with subject: Amphibians
  • US Forest Service rejects proposed forest route for pipeline 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 2:48 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - The U.S. Forest Service has rejected the proposed route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia because of concerns over the project's impact on an endangered salamander and other resources.

  • Scientists ID new genus of tree frogs long thought extinct story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 9:44 pm

    NEW DELHI - For more than a century, two mysterious tree frog specimens collected by a British naturalist in 1870 and housed at the Natural History Museum in London were assumed to be part of a vanished species, never again found in the wild. Until now.

  • Oregon conservation group sues on behalf of spotted frog 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 1:17 pm

    BEND, Oregon - A new lawsuit argues that state and federal agencies are harming the Deschutes River and its native Oregon spotted frogs.