grass frog

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a common semiterrestrial European frog

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Management is directed by a number of plans, from the high level WTP Ramsar Site Management Plan (Ecology Australia 2010) to more detailed plans targeting specific values, such as the Growling Grass Frog Management Plan (Renowden 2012) and Terrestrial Margins Management Plan (Wrigley-Dillon 2011).
During 2005 two trigger points for increased or changed management intervention were activated: the three-year average number of Growling Grass Frog detected during surveys declined by more than 25%, and the average number of Straw-necked Ibis foraging over former grass filtration paddocks declined by more than 10% in the year after sewage irrigation ceased.
Organ A (2003) Management Plan for the Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis at the Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria.
Renowden C (2006) Review of Growling Grass Frog Management at the Western Treatment Plant.
Renowden C (2009) Review of Growling Grass Frog Management at the Western Treatment Plant.
Renowden C (2012) Review of Growling Grass Frog Management and Monitoring at the Western Treatment Plant, Werribee.
3) Trigger point for Growling (a) Done every breeding Grass Frog reached in 2005.
Mr Mulder said the depot is on open farm land to avoid affecting the important growling grass frog habitat.
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In a bid to help the dwindling Growling Grass Frog population, Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) contracted environmental specialists Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) to conduct the investigation.
Heading the SKM team is Aquatic Ecologist Dr Joshua Hale, a specialist in his profession, boasting a PhD on the Growling Grass Frog.
The Growling Grass Frogs were once widespread throughout south-eastern Australia (including Tasmania) however a significant decline in their range and abundance has been observed since the 1980s," said Dr Hale
The decline has been so severe that Growling Grass Frogs are now classified as endangered in Victoria and vulnerable nationally.
As Growling Grass Frogs are considered endangered in Victoria, the populations in the Kerang-Koondrook region are very significant.
While Growling Grass Frogs have been recorded mostly along irrigation channels in the area, we are not sure if they are using a number of other habitats, like lakes, temporary wetlands and farm dams.