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Montana Natural History Center – Endangered Species Day (May 16)

Published on May 9, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Celebrate Endangered Species Day with Bull Trout, Native Plants

 WHAT:  In recognition of national Endangered Species Day, the Montana Natural History Center and the Endangered Species Coalition will be hosting a native plant sale and Bull trout presentation.  Wade Fredenberg, Bull Trout Recovery Coordinator for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will make a presentation entitled, Bull Trout Recovery in the Clark Fork: From Boundary to Butte.”  A native plant information booth and sale to benefit Fort Missoula Native Plant Gardens will precede the presentation.  WHEN:  Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. (Native plant sale and information booth) and 7:00 p.m. (Bull Trout presentation).   WHERE: Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. Missoula.  ADMISSION:  Both events are FREE and open to the public.  INFORMATION:  For more information, please visit www.montananaturalist.org or www.endangeredspeciesday.orgENDANGERED SPECIES DAY is a celebration of our nation’s commitment to protecting and recovering our nation’s endangered species. Begun in 2006 by the U.S. Senate, Endangered Species Day occurs annually on the third Friday of May.  This year we are also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act – since 1973, our nation’s safety net for fish, plants and wildlife on the brink of extinction. Learn more at http://www.fws.gov/endangered/ESA40/index.html