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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Williamson County funds additional studies on two Eurycea species

Ricardo Brazziell / Austin American-Statesman

Here’s a link to an Austin American-Statesman article published January 13, 2012 regarding Williamson County Conservation Foundation’s plans to fund additional studies on the Georgetown Salamander (Eurycea naufragia) and the Jollyville Plateau Salamander (Eurycea tonkawae).

CBC and SOS intend to sue USFWS for Jollyville Plateau Salamander protection

The Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance announced today their intent to sue the US Fish & Wildlife Service in order to gain immediate endangered species protection for the Jollyville Plateau Salamander (Eurycea tonkawae). You can read the joint CBC/SOS press release regarding the intent to sue here: 

NYT/Texas Tribune Report on Drought and Texas Endangered Species

In a January 5, 2012 report, NYT carried a Texas Tribune article by Kate Galbraith entitled, More of State’s Species May Be Endangered, which discusses the current status of several of Texas’ endangered (and petitioned) species.