Today is Endangered Species Day!

Endangered Species Day is a celebration of our nation’s amazing wildlife and wild places. To learn about Endangered Species Day, visit

Every year, millions of people throughout the country celebrate Endangered Species Day at parks, wildlife refuges, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, libraries, schools and community centers.

Attend an Endangered Species Day event
You can find an Endangered Species Day event near you. You can participate in festivals, field trips, bird and wildlife watching, hikes, park tours, community clean-ups, film showings, classroom presentations, and many other fun activities. Events are happening this Friday and throughout the month of May. Please take a picture to show us how you celebrated Endangered Species Day. Send it to [email protected]

Send an Endangered Species Day e-card

American Greetings has created a cool Endangered Species Day e-card with beautiful photos of endangered species. Send a card to your friends and family to celebrate the occasion.

Send the Endangered Species Day e-card here.

Thank you for helping to save endangered species

Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people young and old to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions that people can take to help protect our nation’s disappearing wildlife and last remaining open space. Protecting America’s wildlife and plants today is a legacy we leave to our children and grandchildren, so that all Americans can experience the rich variety of native species that help to define our nation.

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Endangered Species Day is also a celebration of all of the people who work to protect our nation’s wildlife and wild places. Thank you for your work to save endangered species.

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