Endangered Species
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Endangered Species Day – May 15, 2015

"On May 15, 2015 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will observe Endangered Species Day in order to recognize
the national conservation effort to protect our nation's endangered species and their habitats."

Endangered Species Day Logo created by Jennifer Hennessey/USFWS

Lesser prairie chicken. Photo by USFWS

  Endangered Species 101

   Interested in Endangered Species Day Events?

   In partnership with the Endangered Species
   Coalition and the Association of Zoos and
   Aquariums, events will be scheduled
    throughout the country.


 California tiger salamander. Photo by John Cleckler/USFWS    

    Winners Announced for 2015 Saving
   Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

   Art of a Kentucky arrow darter by a sixth-
   grader from California received the Grand
   Prize in the 2015 Saving Endangered Species
   Youth Art Contest. The contest engages
   school children grades K-12 in expressing
   their appreciation for our nation's most
   imperiled wildlife, and is an integral part
   of the 10th annual national Endangered
   Species Day.

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   View the other 2014 Endangered Species Day
   Art Contest semi-finalists

Kincaid's lupine. Photo by Kate Norman/USFWS

Last updated: May 15, 2015