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2016 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest Grand Prize Winner by Miles Yun. Courtesy of the Endangered Species Coalition.Kids! Get in Touch with Nature Through the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

Protecting nature is critical to keeping our planet thriving for future generations. What better way to do that than by engaging school children, in grades K through 12, to put their ..

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Featured Species

Florida manatee. Credit: USFWS

Florida Manatee

Florida manatees are gentle and slow moving mammals that occur primarily in Florida and southeastern Georgia, usually in freshwater, brackish, and saltwater habitats...

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Puerto Rican parrot. Credit: Tom MacKenzie/USFWS

Puerto Rican Parrot

The Puerto Rican Parrot, an endemic bird to Puerto Rico, was abundant throughout the island, and also the islands of Culebra, Vieques and Mona. It is estimated that when the Spaniards colonized Puerto Rico, the population of parrots was about a million individuals.

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Kirtland's warbler

Kirtland's Warbler

The Kirtland's warbler, an endangered species, is a songbird that nests in young jack pine stands...

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Partnership Stories

Paiute cutthroat trout. Credit: Dan Hottle/USFWS.

Restoring North America's Rarest Trout

Biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife are one step closer to restoring the Paiute cutthroat trout back to it's historical range. The Paiute cutthroat is the rarest trout in North America and lives only in an 11-mile stretch of Silver King Creek in Alpine County, California.
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Last updated: March 6, 2017