Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

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Produced by: Gwendolyn Craig, CNYStories.com

Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Northeast Region, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, State University of New York Environmental Science and Forestry, Seneca Park Zoo, and others


The Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail, an endangered species, is found only at the Chittenango Falls in Cazenovia, New York. Scientists have been working together for the past decade to protect and monitor the little invertebrate's population.

Produced by Gwendolyn Craig for the Summer 2012 Newswriting and Reporting class at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Last updated: August 28, 2012