ERIC Number: ED398045
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Save Our Species: Protecting Endangered Species from Pesticides.
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
This full-size poster profiles 11 wildlife species that are endangered. Color illustrations of animals and plants are accompanied by narrative describing their habitats and reasons for endangerment. The reverse side of the poster contains information on the Endangered Species Act, why protecting endangered and threatened species is important, how pesticides affect endangered and threatened species in the United States, what can be done to reduce the threat, and how the Endangered Species Protection Program works. The profiled species include Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle, American Burying Beetle, Eastern Indigo Snake, Whooping Crane, Mission Blue Butterfly, Florida Manatee, Shortnose Sturgeon, Fresno Kangaroo Rat, Small Whorled Pogonia, Bald Eagle, Black Lace Cactus, and Black Footed Ferret. Contact information for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Endangered Species Coordinators in each of 10 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regions is provided. (LZ)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.