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Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog: ESA Protection

Case Overview

A couple of years ago conservationists sued to gain Endangered Species Act protection for the yellow-legged frog in the Sierra Nevada. The government stalled, then said the species was "warranted but precluded" from protection. The suit now seeks to overturn that decision.

Case Updates

January 10, 2006 | Legal Document

Yellow-legged Frog Complaint

Challenges the delay of Endangered Species Act protection for the Sierra Nevada population of the mountain yellow-legged frog (April 1, 2003)