GGNP Endangered Species Big Year
In 2014 we will be inviting you to participate in a new and improved endangered species program, currently under development. Be one of the first to find out what we have in store by signing-up for a wildequity.org account today! Check out our current calendar of events for ways to plug-in until then.
Artist: Liam O’Brien
The Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Big Year was a race against time to observe each of the 36 endangered and threatened species found within the Golden Gate National Parks, while taking 36 discrete conservation recovery actions that will prevent these species from going extinct. It was a competitive event: Erica Ely, the person who saw and helped save the most species between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, won the Big Year.
The GGNP Endangered Species Big Year enabled participants to explore the diverse habitats of the GGNP while helping each of the 36 endangered and threatened species that call the Park home. In the process, participants discovered the humility, compassion, and hope embodied in the legal protections for this land and our imperiled neighbors.