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  • A large grey bird flying in front of a bright blue sky.
    Brown pelican. Photo by Jon. D. Anderson CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    May 19th is Endangered Species Day

    May 19, 2017 | 4 minute read

    Endangered Species Day was created by a Senate resolution in 2006 to encourage “the people of the United States to become educated about, and aware of, threats to species, success stories in species recovery, and the opportunity to promote species conservation worldwide.” It has since been celebrated in more than a dozen other countries as well. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is proud to celebrate this annual day, and to honor the recovery work being done under the Endangered Species Act, (ESA) which protects endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend, and helps them recover.  Read the full story...

  • Hundreds of partially submerged snails.
    Tulotoma snails. Photo by USFWS.

    Tulotoma snail on the road to recovery

    June 22, 2010 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed reclassifying the tulotoma snail from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act, declaring the snail is making major strides on the road to recovery. The rule was published in today’s Federal Register and the public is invited to comment on the proposal by August 23, 2010. “The improved status of the tulotoma snail is a direct result of coordinated efforts by the Service and its partners, including state and federal agencies, the Alabama Power Company, and the Alabama Clean Water Partnership,” said Cindy Dohner, the Service’s Southeast Regional Director.  Read the full story...

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