southwestern toad


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Related to southwestern toad: Bufo microscaphus, spadefoot toad, Arizona Toad
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a uniformly warty stocky toad of washes and streams of semiarid southwestern United States

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color -- ran in AV edition only) In January 1999, the Forest Service closed 17 miles of off-road vehicle trails to protect the endangered arroyo southwestern toad living in Little Rock Creek.
Chronology: Biologists have documented six sightings since 1994 of the endangered arroyo southwestern toad.
but) establishing the habitat for the arroyo southwestern toad is very different from having already established species.
Federal officials have designated critical habitat for the arroyo southwestern toad.
Nearly five square miles of the Angeles National Forest and about 17 miles of off-road vehicle trails were closed in January 1999 to protect the arroyo southwestern toad, a 2- to 3-inch-long amphibian that lives along sandy creekbeds in Southern California.
In Santa Clarita, the federal government has set its sights on the proposed 22,000-home Newhall Ranch development, reserving 12,000 acres for the arroyo southwestern toad.
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST - Federal officials have proposed declaring thousands of acres along Piru Creek ``critical habitat'' for the endangered arroyo southwestern toad.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Federal officials have proposed declaring thousands of acres along Little Rock Creek ``critical habitat'' for the endangered arroyo southwestern toad.
The ban is meant to protect the arroyo southwestern toad, an endangered species for which off-roading was halted last year near Littlerock Reservoir.
The Forest Service will also increase its surveys for other endangered species like the arroyo southwestern toad and the red-legged frog.
Fish and Wildlife Service will designate critical habitat for the arroyo southwestern toad and six other rare species under terms of a settlement between the federal government and environmentalists.
By 2003, as much as 90 percent of the 3,000 acres closed to protect the endangered arroyo southwestern toad could be reopened, officials said Thursday.
Hoping to accommodate off-road enthusiasts, Antelope Valley's congressman said he is working on a compromise following the closure of 3,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest to protect the endangered arroyo southwestern toad.
The little arroyo southwestern toad that has been trying to stay alive in the Los Padres National Forest will have full run of the place under plans to close overnight access at some of the area's prime campgrounds.
Off-road enthusiasts, campers and anglers didn't make the arroyo southwestern toad an endangered species.
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