50 Years of Saving Species


Late in 2022, Endangered Species Coalition introduced collectively our member teams to start engaged on the commemoration of the fiftieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The ESA handed on December 28, 1973 with bi-partisan help and nonetheless is well known publicly as constructive laws which has saved a whole lot of species from the brink of extinction.  

For the reason that starting of 2023, Endangered Species Coalition and our allies have been showcasing ESA@50 in numerous inventive methods to be able to enhance visibility and data concerning the ESA and its accomplishments. The ESA@50 crew held a number of actions and occasions all year long, resembling; Profession Panels, Mural Venture, Fly-in, Reception, created a web site, produced a video, held an Endangered Species Essay Contest and far more. This yr’s Endangered Species Day and our Annual High Ten report additionally adopted the theme of ESA@50. All through all of our planning, the crew has engaged with and supported communities and organizations of many numerous backgrounds who’re dedicated to conservation and biodiversity.

Here’s a details about a few of our occasions:

Profession Panels: a collection of three panels have been developed for highschool, school college students and younger individuals of colour to listen to about completely different profession choices in conservation from numerous, younger professionals who work on this subject.
Mural Venture-working in cooperation with native teams on the bottom, the venture was to put in murals across the nation depicting native endangered species and their habitats in an effort to coach and interact native residents.
Fly-in day to satisfy with resolution makers: Advocates got here to Washington, DC to satisfy and educate members of Congress on the importance of the Endangered Species Act, how profitable the Act is, and the necessity to help/defend it. Over 60 people flew into DC and met with over thirty-five workplaces.
ESA@50 Reception: Over 400 hundred individuals joined us on the Library of Congress to rejoice conservation success tales and acknowledge people, conservation teams, Tribes, and members of Congress for his or her work recovering endangered species.

Media Blitz- Be a part of us to get the media centered on the significance of the ESA.  Take part in  social media days of motion and write a Letter to the Editor or an Opinion Editorial to specific your help for the Endangered Species Act. If you need extra data, please contact Tara Thornton at [email protected].


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