On May 16, 2014, NOAA celebrates "Endangered Species Day."
Held the third 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 We Should Try to Prevent Species Extinctions (podcast)
*Read More about the Endangered Species Act
President Nixon signed the ESA in December 1973.
More information about protected marine species is available on our website.
Endangered Species Coalition youth art contest:
Winner: Green Turtle
Cook Inlet Beluga Whale
Southern Resident Killer Whale
Students' Art Contest: Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act-
NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region
"Help Free Species from the Net of Extinction"