On September 26, 2011, the Black-footed Ferret Recovery Program celebrated the 30th anniversary of an effort to restore to the wild what was once one of most endangered animals in the United States.
Credit: Kimberly Tamkun/USFWS
Endangered Species Bulletin Showcases 2011 Recovery Highlights
The Endangered Species Act provides a safety net for America’s native fish, wildlife and plants. Looking back on 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proud of the remarkable successes of this landmark conservation law. The latest edition of the Endangered Species Bulletin looks at some of the exciting events and incredible achievements from 2011, and the many groups and individuals that helped make them happen.
Published on: Wednesday, January 25,2012