FROG BLOG: People vs. Frogs
The easiest action for agencies to take when confronted with conflicts between human visitation and an endangered species is to simply restrict access.
Although complete closures may sometimes be necessary, it is often possible to find creative solutions to conflicts that minimize impacts to sensitive species and in doing so help to build a constituency for conservation of the species.
The Williamson Rock issue seems to have all the hallmarks of a situation where a suitable compromise is attainable.
I hope the Angeles National Forest and Friends of Williamson Rock don’t let this opportunity slip away.
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- 11/08/2010 / 2:10 pm
- amphibians, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, conservation, culture, ecosystems, extinction, frog, frogs, fungus (chytridiomycosis), save the frogs, toad, virus