Not terribly long ago, the black-footed ferret vanished from the wild. Today, experts are making plans to return this endangered species to the same site where humans once thought we had seen the very last of this iconic prairie creature.
Posts Categorized: Black-Footed Ferret
Today, May 20th is Endangered Species Day, a celebration of America’s wildlife and of the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act in recovering the plants and animals most at risk of extinction.
This month endangered black-footed ferrets returned to Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge! Despite the good news, the law that made it possible is still under attack.
Here at Defenders, we love our wildlife and public lands, especially the National Wildlife Refuge System, the only federal lands system dedicated specifically to protecting wildlife and its habitat. Our staff work all over the country to advocate for some of our amazing refuges and the vital role they play in our conservation work.
Last week, Defenders hosted our annual Wildlife Conservation Awards Dinner – a wonderful opportunity to gather with our Board, National Council, members of Congress and other supporters to celebrate Defenders’ accomplishments and to honor members of the conservation community.