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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the California tiger Salamander 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
01/19/2000 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) U.S.A. (CA - Santa Barbara County) Additional species information
07/22/2002 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) U.S.A. (CA - Sonoma County) Additional species information
08/04/2004 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) U.S.A. (CA - Central California) Additional species information
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
08/02/2005 70 FR 44301 44322 Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander in Sonoma County: Proposed rule; public hearing announcement.
08/18/2009 74 FR 41662 41673 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense): Proposed rule; public hearing announcement.
06/21/2011 76 FR 36068 36071 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense: Proposed rule; revision and reopening of comment period.
12/14/2005 70 FR 74138 74163 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Final Rule
12/11/2014 79 FR 73622 73623 Draft Recovery Plan for Four Species of the Santa Rosa Plain; Notice of Availability
03/11/2016 81 FR 12930 12931 Draft Recovery Plan for the Central California Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense)
04/24/2015 80 FR 23045 23046 Draft Recovery Plan for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Notice of document availability
01/08/2001 66 FR 1295 1300 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions
11/24/2004 69 FR 68568 68609 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; designation of critical habitat for the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in Santa Barbara County, final rule
10/07/2004 69 FR 60138 60140 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; designation of critical habitat for the california tiger salamander (ambystoma californiense) in Santa Barbara County; proposed rule; reopening of public comment period and notice of availability of draft economic analysis
08/10/2004 69 FR 48570 48649 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; designation of critical habitat for the California tiger salamander, Central population
08/23/2005 70 FR 49380 49458 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander, Central Population: Final rule.
01/18/2011 76 FR 2863 2871 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense):Revised proposed rule; reopening of comment period.
03/19/2003 68 FR 13498 13520 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander
08/04/2004 69 FR 47212 47248 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determination of threatened status for the California tiger salamander; and special rule exemption for existing routine ranching activities; final rule
07/03/2003 68 FR 39892 39893 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing of the Central California Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Reclassification of the Sonoma County and Santa Barbara County Distinct Populations From Endangered to Threatened; Special Rule
05/23/2003 68 FR 28648 28670 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing of the Central California Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Reclassification of the Sonoma County and Santa Barbara County Distinct Populations From Endangered to Threatened; Special Rule, Proposed rule and Notice of public hearing.
07/22/2002 67 FR 47726 47740 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
06/13/2002 67 FR 40657 40679 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
04/18/1994 59 FR 18353 18354 ETWP; 12-Month Petition Finding for the California Tiger Salamander
11/19/1992 57 FR 54545 54546 ETWP; 90-Day Finding and Commencement of Status Review for a Petition to List the California Tiger Salamander; 57 FR 54545 54546
11/15/1994 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
11/21/1991 56 FR 58804 58836 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species; 56 FR 58804 58836
01/06/1989 54 FR 554 579 ETWP; Animal Notice of Review; 54 FR 554 579
01/19/2000 65 FR 3096 3109 ETWP; Emergency Rule To List the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
01/19/2000 65 FR 3110 3111 ETWP; Proposal To List the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
10/30/2001 66 FR 54808 54832 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened,Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions, and Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
02/28/1996 61 FR 7597 7613 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Taxa That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species
05/19/2000 65 FR 31869 31870 Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Rule To List the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
09/21/2000 65 FR 57242 57264 Final Rule To List the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
11/04/2002 67 FR 67209 67210 Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior:Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement and Habitat Conservation Plan for the Natomas Basin, Sacramento County, CA; Extension of comment period and notice of availability.
05/21/2010 75 FR 28636 28642 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
02/14/2007 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
10/31/2002 67 FR 66377 66378 Listing the Sonoma County distinct population segment of the California tiger salamander as endangered, reopening of the comment period
09/02/2005 70 FR 52434 52436 Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report and Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan and Natural Community Conservation Plan, Contra Costa County, CA
01/22/2004 69 FR 3064 3094 Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander
06/20/2016 81 FR 39945 39946 Recovery Plan for Four Species of the Santa Rosa Plain; Notice of availability
03/24/2000 65 FR 15887 Reopening of Comment Period and Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Rule To List the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population of the California Tiger Salamander as Endangered
09/19/1997 62 FR 49398 49397 Review of Plant and Animal Taxa
10/25/1999 64 FR 57535 57547 Review of Plant and Animal Taxa That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
05/04/2004 69 FR 24876 24904 Review of Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
09/18/1985 50 FR 37958 37967 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife; Notice of Review; 50 FR 37958-37967
08/31/2011 76 FR 54346 54372 Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of California Tiger Salamander; Final Rule
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
08/04/2004 69 FR 47212 47248 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determination of threatened status for the California tiger salamander; and special rule exemption for existing routine ranching activities; final rule

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
06/06/2017 Recovery Plan for the Central California Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense) View Implementation Progress Final
05/31/2016 Recovery Plan for the Santa Rosa Plain View Implementation Progress Final
12/12/2016 Recovery Plan for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
06/20/2016 81 FR 39945 39946 Recovery Plan for Four Species of the Santa Rosa Plain; Notice of availability
  • Recovery Plan Final, Document Availability
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
  • Five Year Review Notice, Information Solicitation
02/14/2007 72 FR 7064 7084 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Five Year Review Notice, Information Solicitation
05/21/2010 75 FR 28636 28642 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Five Year Review Notice, Completed
05/21/2010 75 FR 28636 28642 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 34 Species in California and Nevada; Availability of 96 Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Five Year Review Notice, Information Solicitation
04/24/2015 80 FR 23045 23046 Draft Recovery Plan for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Notice of document availability
  • Recovery Plan Draft, Document Availability
03/11/2016 81 FR 12930 12931 Draft Recovery Plan for the Central California Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense)
  • Recovery Plan Draft, Document Availability
12/11/2014 79 FR 73622 73623 Draft Recovery Plan for Four Species of the Santa Rosa Plain; Notice of Availability
  • Recovery Plan Draft, Document Availability
Five Year Review
Date Title
10/21/2014 California Tiger Salamander Central California DPS 5-Year Review
11/14/2009 California tiger salamander - Santa Barbara County DPS 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
08/31/2011 76 FR 54346 54372 Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of California Tiger Salamander; Final Rule Final Rule Final designated
08/18/2009 74 FR 41662 41673 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense): Proposed rule; public hearing announcement. Proposed Rule Not Required
12/14/2005 70 FR 74138 74163 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander; Final Rule Final Rule Not Required
08/23/2005 70 FR 49380 49458 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander, Central Population: Final rule. Final Rule Final designated
08/02/2005 70 FR 44301 44322 Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander in Sonoma County: Proposed rule; public hearing announcement. Proposed Rule Not Required
11/24/2004 69 FR 68568 68609 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; designation of critical habitat for the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in Santa Barbara County, final rule Final Rule Final designated
08/10/2004 69 FR 48570 48649 Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; designation of critical habitat for the California tiger salamander, Central population Proposed Rule Not Required
01/22/2004 69 FR 3064 3094 Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California Tiger Salamander Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
AT&T Portable Generator Storage Facility
East Contra Costa County HCP/NCCP
Kern Water Bank
Las Tres Marias
Natomas Basin Revised HCP and Litigation Resolution - City of Sacramento, Sutter County, and Natomas Basin Conservancy
PG&E Bay Area Operations and Maintenance HCP
PG&E San Joaquin Valley Operations & Maintenance HCP
San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan
Santa Clara Valley HCP/NCCP
Shiloh III
Shiloh IV
Sonoma County Office of Education LE HCP
Southern California Edison Cross Valley Loop
Stanford University HCP
Steven Sanella Low-effect HCP
Warmington Homes Assumption of The Bluffs HCP
Wright Solar
Yolo Natural Heritage Program
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Alameda County Wildlife Friendly Pond Restoration Program
East Bay Municipal Utility District Upper Mokelumne River Watershed

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