Memo on Use of Exemptions Overlapping NTMPs

Review of Forest Practice Enforcement Policy and Program Expectations

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog

  • On June 16, 2017, the California Fish and Game Commission voted to make the foothill yellow-legged frog a “threatened” Candidate under the California Endangered Species Act. During CESA candidacy, a species is afforded protections as a listed species and “take” is prohibited per Fish and Game Code. CAL FIRE provides the following document as general information to be considered in developing Timber Harvesting Plans.

  • CDFW Notification of Species Listing Status Review

2016 Water Drafting Workshop - Rancho Cordova, April 26

CEQA Use of the Terminology "Should"

Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) in California Timber Harvesting Plans

Sierra Nevada and Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog

  • Important information on the Sierra Nevada mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana sierra) and the northern distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa)
    On April 29, 2014 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published the final rule listing the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and the northern distinct population segment (DPS) of the mountain yellow-legged frog as endangered; the final rule becomes effective on June 30, 2014. Guidance for RPFs and LTOs to follow.

Current and historic range maps:

Final listing document:

Black-backed Woodpecker

Humboldt Marten

Climate Change

Emergency and Exemption Notices


THP Workshop Materials

Pacific Fisher

Damaged Tree Information

Risk Rating System

California Red-Legged Frog

San Francisco Garter Snake

Northern Spotted Owl

Take Avoidance

Timber Harvesting Plan Related

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