Ascension : Ascension Island Conservation Department
Submitted by The Islander (Conservation Office) 20.05.2010 (Article Archived on 03.06.2010)
It was another successful afternoon at the annual Ascension Day Fair.
In addition to the colouring competition, the Conservation department held a competition to guess Ascension’s endemic species and also Ascension’s extinct bird. Answers:
Endemics: Ascension Frigate, Ascension Wrasse, Pseudoscorpion, Asplenium ascensionis
Extinct Bird: Ascension Rail.
Winners are as follows:
3-5 years 1st Place – Kelis Beard
2nd Place – Joshua Yon
5-7 years 1st Place – Tamar Birkett
2nd Place – Nyreeka Lawrence
Guessing the endemic species – Adam Fowler
Guessing the extinct species – Dominic Augustus
Prizes will be presented at Two Boats School on Friday morning.
Thank you all for participating.
Volunteers welcome. Please contact Olivia Renshaw or Natasha Williams. Ascension Island Conservation Department. Georgetown. Tel: 6359. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org