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WDFW seeks comment on plans for frogs and bats


State wildlife managers are seeking public comments on a draft recovery plan for Washington’s native population of Oregon spotted frogs, and a separate plan to conserve the 15 species of bats in the state. Written comments on a draft recovery plan will be accepted through June 10 for the bats and Aug. 9 for the Oregon spotted frog. Both plans are posted at

Oregon spotted frogs are an endangered species known to exist in just six river drainages in Washington, including Klickitat County.

The bats addressed in the draft are not endangered. This would be the first conservation plan written for bats in Washington, according to Eric Gardner, WDFW Wil...

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