The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
The URJ and the CCAR passed strong resolutions in 1991 and 1996, respectively, affirming that the Jewish community's commitment to protecting endangered species has both practical and religious significance. They advocate conservation of plant and animal species through:
Our work protecting endangered species is the way we can maintain the Covenant God made with Noah, "and with [his children] after him, and with every living creature...of the birds, of the cattle, and of every wild animal of the earth with you." (Genesis 9:9).