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Exotic frogs & turtles: Help stop their import for the live food markets

American bullfrog. Photo by Flickr user Grant Webster used under a Creative Commons License.
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Please see Item #7(B) on the Sept. 3 Agenda of the California State Fish & game Commission meeting in Woodland: “Update and possible course of action regarding exotic frogs and turtles.”

This is an important resource issue. In 1997-1998. the Commission received more than 2,000 letters in support of such a ban (see below), including the former secretary of Resources, California Fish & Game Wardens Association, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and others.

Action is long overdue.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2009
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