How To Help Threatened Species In Illinois And Beyond
Humans are causing species extinction at an alarming rate. One study estimates that three-quarters of animal species could be extinct within several human lifetimes. One third of all amphibian species are at risk of extinction right now.
To mark the upcoming Endangered Species Day, we talk with Chicago Wilderness, an organization that’s decided to focus on the health and habitat of 12 priority species.
We hear about their strategies and partners who intend to protect threatened species from Suzanne Malec-McKenna, executive director of Chicago Wilderness.