June 10, 2005 – The Save Our Springs Alliance submitted a scientific petition to protect the Jollyville Plateau salamander under the federal Endangered Species Act.
July 12, 2011 – The Center reached a landmark agreement with the Fish and Wildlife Service compelling the agency to move forward in the protection process for 757 species, including the Jollyville Plateau salamander.
January 9, 2012 – The Center and Save Our Springs Alliance formally notified the Service once again of our intent to sue the agency for failing to provide emergency Endangered Species Act protection to the salamander.
August 21, 2012 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to protect four Texas salamanders — including the Jollyville Plateau salamander — under the Endangered Species Act. It also planned to designate nearly 6,000 acres as critical habitat for the rare amphibians.
August 19, 2013 – The Service protected two Texas salamanders, including the Jollyville Plateau salamander, under the Endangered Species Act and designated 4,331 acres as critical habitat for the rare amphibian.
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