Endangered Species Day


Celebrate Endangered Species Day on May 15, 2015 

Zoos, aquariums, botanic gardens, wildlife refuges, conservation groups, national parks, museums, and schools throughout the country will hold tours, open houses, special presentations, exhibits, milkweed plantings/butterfly garden installations, habitat clean-ups/other restoration events, children’s activities and more on May 15, that weekend and throughout May.

Check back often to learn more about how you can be involved in Endangered Species Day. If you have a question or suggestion, please contact David Robinson, Endangered Species Day Director.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 9th annual Endangered Species Day on May 16, 2014. Whether you hosted or attended a special event/program (at a wildlife refuge, park, zoo, aquarium, school or elsewhere), tuned in to the Spring of Sustainability/Vanishing Species presentations, tweeted, posted on Facebook, sent an e-card or otherwise supported this national celebration, you helped make the 2014 Endangered Species Day a huge success.


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download_toolkitThe toolkit includes materials for Endangered Species Day events and activities, a step-by-step guide to planning an event, sample lesson plans and other materials to make your event fun and successful.

2014 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest Winning Entry by Amy Feng

2015 Saving Endangered Species

Youth Art Contest 

–Deadline for Entries is March 1, 2015

The complete contest guidelines and other important details are here. (If you have any questions, contact David Robinson, Endangered Species Day Director: drobinson@endangered.org)

2014 Youth Art Contest

You can view the grand prize/grade category winners and all semi-finalists of the 2014 contest here. Thanks to the more than 2,000 young artists in grades K-12, as well as those in home schools and youth programs, who submitted their artwork of threatened and endangered species.