On May 16, 2014, NOAA celebrates "Endangered Species Day."
Held the 3rd Friday in May every year, Endangered Species Day recognizes and encourages national conservation efforts to save our endangered species and their habitats.
*Find Events in My Area
*Help Protect Endangered Species: 10 Easy Steps
*Learn about Endangered and Threatened Species in My State
*Learn Why to Save Endangered Species (podcast)
*Read More about the Endangered Species Act
"Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed."
-President Nixon, upon signing the Endangered Species Act, December 28, 1973
More information about protected marine species is available on our website.
Endangered Species Coalition youth art contest:
Killer whales: Jordan Lei
Green sea turtles: Diana Yurchuk
Humpback whale: Anisha Kundu
Killer whale: Keertana Sreekumar
Green sea turtle: George Procton Tilton-Low
Killer whale: Ian Hsiao
Hawksbill sea turtle: Piyusha Kundu
Green sea turtle: Shravya Raghava
Students' Art Contest: Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act-
NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region
"Help Free Species from the Net of Extinction"
Julia Paccone, grade 11, Manchester Essex High School
Grade K-2: Vanessa Gregory, grade 2, Essex Elementary School, "The Sperm Whale"
Grade 3-5: Kincaid DeBell, grade 4, Glen Urquhart School, "Humpback Whale"
Grade 6-8: Hannah Cheshire, grade 8, Manchester Essex Middle School, "Save Our Marine Life!"