Freshwater mussels are among the most imperiled group of animals in North America, and the birdwing pearlymussel is no exception.
Posts Tagged: Road to Recovery
Truly one of the most unique species of woodpecker in the world, the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) has a variety of specialized characteristics that make it unlike any other bird.
The Wyoming toad is considered extinct in the wild but has a good chance of bouncing back thanks to captive breeding and collaborative conservation.
Sonoran pronghorn are fast but they need our help to outrun habitat loss and climate change. Thanks to a captive breeding program, populations are starting to bounce back in the desert Southwest.
Sturgeon have been around for 200 million years, and, thanks to the ESA, will be around for many more in the Gulf of Mexico.