Response of Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog to Experimental Trout Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Response of Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog to Experimental Trout Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project will promote the recovery of the federally endangered mountain yellow-legged frog (MYLF) by expanding their use of select streams in the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains. The proposed project would continue trout removal efforts initiated in the summer of 2009 and evaluate additional streams for trout removal with the goals of increasing endemic MYLF use in these streams or allowing for the introduction of MYLF into waters that have undergone trout removal. This project will apply techniques used in high mountain lake trout removal projects.

Contact Information

Clair Ingel
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306,15307,15308, Class 6,7,8
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is an activity within exemption classes 6, 7, and 8 because it is an experimental management and fish and wildlife resource evaluation conducted by the CDFW that is 1) limited in scope, 2) no serious or major disturbances to environmental resources are expected. The key amphibian species benefited by the project is a listed species under the Endangered Species Act. This project will promote the recovery efforts for mountain yellow legged frog within a portion of its native range. Portions for the proposed project were identified in the Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan as being needed to ensure the survival of the MYLF.

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