2004 – The Center filed a petition to list the Oregon spotted frog — and 224 other of the nation’s most imperiled plants and animals — under the Endangered Species Act.
March 11, 2008 – The Center, Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics and Klamath Wildlands Center filed suit against the Fremont-Winema National Forest for continuing to allow livestock grazing in Jack Creek, home to one of the last populations of the Oregon spotted frog.
June 12, 2008 – In response to our suit, the Forest Service proposed to fence cattle out of the portion of Jack Creek that houses Oregon spotted frogs.
July 12, 2011 – The Center reached a landmark settlement with the Fish and Wildlife Service compelling the agency to move forward in the protection process for 757 species, including the Oregon spotted frog.
February 22, 2012 – Under our settlement, the Service announced that it would evaluate whether to protect the Oregon spotted frog under the Endangered Species Act and requested information from experts and the public.