Summary of the Endangered Species Act
Links to the official text of the ESA are available here.
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service provides a brief introduction to the Endangered Species Act: ESA Basics: 40 Years of Conserving Endangered Species.
More detailed information, including species currently or previously listed as endangered, is available from the Fish & Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service.
- Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program
- National Marine Fisheries Service Endangered Species Act
Protecting Endangered Species From Pesticides
The goal of EPA's Endangered Species Protection Program (ESPP) is to carry out EPA’s responsibilities under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) in compliance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
The Endangered Species Coloring Book is available to download in PDF.