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Governor Brown: Protect Endangered Amphibians by Banning the Importation of Bullfrogs to California

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SAVE THE FROGS! is the world's leading amphibian conservation organization. Their mission is to protect amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife.

About the Petition

An estimated 3 million nonnative bullfrogs are imported to California every year. Beyond spreading potentially lethal diseases such as chytrid fungus, these invasive bullfrogs are putting the survival of endangered amphibians at risk. Bullfrogs are responsible for the deterioration of more than a dozen North American amphibian species. 

Stand with organizations such as the Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs, and demand a ban on the importation of bullfrogs to California.

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To: Gov. Brown

We, the undersigned, are concerned about the importation of bullfrogs to California. Bullfrogs are threatening the populations of the endangered tiger salamander and the California red-legged frog. In 2013, Santa Cruz, Calif., became the first U.S. city to ban the importation, sale, possession, and release of the American bullfrog. It’s time for the rest of California to take action. 

I stand with organizations such as the Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs in demanding a ban on the importation of bullfrogs to California. 

Sincerely,

[Your name here]

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    Deborah A. Niwa
    Meadville, PA
    6 hours ago
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    John Thoma
    Dayton, OH
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    Gigi Christensen
    Minneapolis, MN
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    Eirini Karamouzou
    Greece
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    Kat Raisky
    Jersey City, NJ
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    Joyce Barringer
    Cambridge, MA
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    Bonnie Mc Allister
    Rockville, MD
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    Lynn Juozilaitis
    Aurora, IL
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    Patricia Edson
    Richmond, VA
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    Laraine Winn
    Clearwater, FL
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    Mona Stern
    Frankfurt, HE
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    Ginger Neimo
    Australia
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    Monnie Levin
    Saint Petersburg, FL
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    Victoria Powers
    North Vernon, IN
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