Member Success Story: Red-legged creature — the largest of its kind in CA — makes comeback. ‘Remarkable’

February 29, 2024

Before their populations started to dwindle, California red-legged frogs could be found in ponds and wetlands from Northern California all the way down to Mexico. Now the frog, which is listed as a federally threatened species, primarily resides in coastal drainages from Marin County to San Simeon, according to the National Park Service. This is only 30% of the frog’s native habitat range. The amphibian, however, is now steadily rebounding at a 2,000-acre wildland preserve thanks to a project dedicated to the species’ conservation, the Land Trust of Napa County said in a Feb. 28 news release. Read more >>