Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Atlantic County Parks and Environmental Advisory Board will celebrate Endangered Species Day by hosting a guest speaker to discuss Bald Eagles on Wednesday, May 6 at 7 PM at the Anthony Canale Training Center, 5033 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township.
Larissa Smith from the NJ Fish and Wildlife Non-game and Endangered Species program will discuss the state’s Bald Eagle Program and the stunning comeback of our national symbol, several of which have been seen visiting and nesting within our county parks.
Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help protect them. Started in 2006 by the United States Congress, Endangered Species Day is a celebration of the nation’s wildlife and wild places and is designated as the third Friday in the month of May.
This event is free and open to the public. To learn more, call (609) 625-8219.