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USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Helping Wildlife, Water and Energy Managers Respond to Climate Change
Released: 11/27/2007 11:48:56 AM

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Karen Wood 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4447

Media Advisory

Climate change affects the condition and sustainability of all ecosystems, which provide food, medicine, water, recreation, and other benefits that support the quality of life in communities across the Nation. Natural resource managers confront significant challenges as they develop strategies to protect and sustain ecosystem functions in the face of changing climate. Come hear how federal and state agency leaders are using USGS science and working with partners to address these challenges to our Nation's natural resource legacy.

What: The USGS will host a congressional briefing to discuss how USGS is providing the science needed by federal and state agencies as they develop strategies to protect and sustain ecosystem functions in the face of changing climate.
Who: Sue Haseltine, USGS Associate Director for Biology
David Schad, Chair, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Subcommittee on Climate Change and Director of Fish and Wildlife for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Lynn Scarlett, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Where: 2261 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC
When: Friday, November 30, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Sponsors: Representative James Moran
Representative Earl Blumenauer
Representative Wayne Gilchrest
Senator Jeff Bingaman
Senator Lisa Murkowski
Hosts: American Fisheries Society
Defenders of Wildlife
Ducks Unlimited
Ecological Society of America
National Wildlife Federation
The Nature Conservancy
The Wildlife Society

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