CDFW Finds State Protection for Leatherback Turtles May Be Warranted; Commission to Decide in August
A recent California Department of Fish and Wildlife recommendation showed leatherback sea turtles may deserve protection under the state's Endangered Species Act, but the California Fish and Game Commission delayed approval until August.
The Commission received CDFW’s evaluation of the petition submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network during its meeting Wednesday, as scheduled under consent items on the agenda. However, the Commission will consider the petition, CDFW’s evaluation and public input at its August meeting ...
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