Endangered Species Day

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Endangered Species Day 2014 Celebrated Throughout America — Planning Underway for 2015

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.  

We are now planning for a special milestone—the 10th annual Endangered Species Day on May 15, 2015. Check back   often to find additional details.

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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

2014 Saving Endangered Species

Youth Art Contest 

You can view the grand prize/grade category winners and all semi-finalists of this year’s Youth Art 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.

The artwork is also currently on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. (through July) and other exhibit sites are planned as well. (We’ll announce locations as confirmed.)

Check back here for details on the 2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest