Open Spaces: A Special ESA Photo Essay, Just For You!

A Special ESA Photo Essay, Just For You!

As you know, the Endangered Species Act is turning 40 this year.

As our gift to you, this week we present a glorious photo essay, highlighting some of the states and species we've featured on Open Spaces so far.


Virginia

Protecting Our Waters: The mussels of Virginia's Clinch and Powell Rivers

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(Photo: Gary Peeples/USFWS)

Maryland

Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel: Journey to Recovery

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(Photo: USFWS)

Illinois

Illinois's Unique Places and Species

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(Photo: P. Burton/USFWS)

Louisiana

Whoopers Return to Louisiana After 60 Years

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(Photo: Sara Zimorski, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries)

Colorado

A Rocky Mountain Success Story

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(Photo: Colorado Division of Wildlife)

Each week, throughout this ruby anniversary year of the Endangered Species Act, we’ll highlight stories of conservation success in every state across the country. Stay tuned!

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Last updated: June 21, 2012