Author Archives: Sarah Starman

The “What’s In My Backyard?” Challenge

For the 15th anniversary of Endangered Species Day, the Endangered Species Coalition is inviting everyone we know to participate in a challenge: get outdoors and identify as many species as you can in your own backyard, balcony, courtyard, or neighborhood park! Here are just a few reasons to join this exciting event celebrating the biodiversity all around us: Spend time outside and connect with nature. Learn more about species in your local area and how to identify them. Collect data… Continue reading

Get outside for Endangered Species Day with our identification challenge!

Are you looking for reasons to get outdoors and spend time connecting with nature? If so, we’ve got a great activity for you!  Join the Endangered Species Coalition for our “What’s In My Backyard?” species identification challenge.  As you may know, this Friday is the 15th annual Endangered Species Day. Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate and learn about wildlife species and how to protect them.  This year, we’re inviting everyone we know… Continue reading

Save your virtual seat at our Endangered Species Day film screening!

On Friday, May 15th, which is the 15th annual Endangered Species Day, we’re hosting an online film screening of Racing Extinction. Racing Extinction is a fast-paced, informative documentary about the role that humans play in the loss of Earth’s biodiversity. It shines a spotlight on the serious threat of wildlife trafficking around the world, and what we need to do to stop it. After the film, we’re also holding a live Q&A session with the Racing Extinction filmmaking team. Learn more about what went on… Continue reading

Endangered Species Day is May 15th!

Spring 2020 is a season of milestones for protecting our environment and wildlife. Not only is this week the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but we’re also rapidly approaching the 15th anniversary of Endangered Species Day. Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate and learn about endangered species and how to protect them. Normally, hundreds of public events are held across the world for Endangered Species Day. This year, due to the global coronavirus… Continue reading