AIR DATE: November 22, 2010
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What little creature can bring together miners, enviromentalists, off-road racers, and prostitutes? A toad. The Amargosa toad, specifically. No, this isn't a fairy tale... but it's not everyday that groups from opposite ends of the political spectrum rally behind a toad. We find out why this little green guy is causing such a stir in the ponds outside Las Vegas.
David Spicer, President, Saving Toads thru Off-Road Racing, Mining and Ranching in Oasis Valley (STORM-OV); rancher; owner, DNH Mining
Rob Mrowka, ecologist and nature conservation advocate, Center for Biological Diversity
Jim Moore, Oasis Valley Project Manager, Nature Conservancy
Bob Williams, Nevada State Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife