May 18, 2012


Today is Endangered Species Day! Started by the United States Senate in 2006, Endangered Species Day is the third Friday in May--today!
Find an event near you and celebrate saving species with us!Endangered Species Day is a time to celebrate the successes of the Endangered Species Act and to learn about the importance of protecting endangered and threatened species. Every year, thousands of people throughout the country celebrate Endangered Species Day at parks, wildlife refuges, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, libraries, schools and community centers. You can participate in festivals, field trips, park tours, community clean-ups, film showings, classroom presentations, and many other fun and educational activities.
Celebrate Endangered Species Day today or this weekend at an event near you!If you can't celebrate in person, you can still be a part of the Endangered Species Day events online.
You can send a free e-card here.Post to your Facebook wall.Change your profile or timeline cover photo!Tweet about Endangered Species Day:
  1. Tweet "I'm tweeting for polar bears this Endangered Species Day"
  1. Tweet "I'm tweeting for whooping cranes this Endangered Species Day"
  1. Tweet "I'm tweeting for endangered species this Endangered Species Day"
  1. Or create and send your own Endangered Species Day tweet here!
We hope you can participate in this seventh-annual Endangered Species Day either in person or online!
Thank you for everything you do for America's disappearing wildlife and wild places.