U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region



Imagine a world without apples, bananas or avocados. Or a world without chocolate. Or even coffee.


This past week, I trekked down to visit some of the recently-restored beaches in Southern New Jersey, and witnessed some incredible red knot banding along the way.

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.