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Piping plovers breed on the shores of the northeast, and are extremely endangered.  via USFWS

Today is Endangered Species Day, meaning it’s time to celebrate the efforts made to conserve endangered species, as well as learn a little about what you can do to help these struggling fish and wildlife.

A planting effort on the Cutts Island Forest Management Unit of Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

We’re creating much-needed young forest homes in southern Maine for the rare New England cottontail and a host of other wild creatures, from tiny flycatchers to furtive bobcats.

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Happy Monday! Did you know the Endangered Species Act currently protects more than 1,400 species from extinction?