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Patty Morrison of Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge has been selected as a 2016 Recovery Champion for her leadership in recovering endangered freshwater mussels.

We’re celebrating Endangered Species Day with some incredible artwork by students at Yarmouth High School. Check them out here.

This time of year, piping plovers are returning to beaches up and down the East Coast, preparing to lay eggs and raise chicks in their summer homes. But where have these shorebirds been all winter? Biologists have discovered some in the Turks and Caicos Islands.