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
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We are very happy to announce that the esteemed panel of judges has completed the very difficult task of selecting grade category and grand prize winners in the 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The Grand Prize Winning Entry is Texas Blind Salamander by Sam Hess. Second Place Winning Entry is: West Indian Manatee by Grace Ou. First Place Winners in Grade Categories: Grades K-2 is: American Alligator by Bruce Chan. Grades 3-5 is: Gila Chub by Sky Hana.… Continue reading
The 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest was an amazing success with more than 1,100 entries from students around the United States. Thank you to everyone who entered! A panel of judges made up of educators and art instructors recently undertook the very difficult process of narrowing all of the entries down to just 40 entries (10 for each grade category). These semi-finalist entries are below! You can view them by grade category here: Grades K-2 Grades 3-5… Continue reading
K-12 Students of all Ages Encouraged to Enter by March 1 WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Endangered Species Coalition announced the opening of its annual youth art contest. Elementary, middle and high school teachers and their students are encouraged to submit artwork by the March 1 deadline.The Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is an integral part of the annual Endangered Species Day, celebrated the third Friday of May each year (May, 17, 2019).Started in 2006 by the United States Congress,… Continue reading
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We are very happy to announce that the esteemed panel of judges has completed the very difficult task of selecting grade category and grand prize winners in the 2018 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The Grand Prize Winning Entry is Hawksbill Sea Turtle by Brandon Xie: The First Place entry is Humpback Whale by Erin Dong: The Grade K-2 category winning entry is Blue-tailed Skink by Sean Lam: The Grade 3-5 category winning entry is Florida Panther by Kyle… Continue reading
Robert “Bob” Stanton, former Director of the National Park Service (NPS) and former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has joined the board of directors of the Endangered Species Coalition, a well-regarded advocacy nonprofit working tirelessly to protect our nation’s natural heritage.