|For Immediate Release
May 28, 1999
Contact: Tom MacKenzie
PRIVATE/PUBLIC PARTNERS GATHER IN ATLANTA TO
ADDRESS DECLINE IN REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
Dr. William Brown - Science Advisor to
the Secretary of the Interior
Highlighting the First National Organizational Meeting of the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC)
"Conserving Amphibians and Reptiles in the New Millennium"
|WHEN||Noon Wednesday June 2, 1999|
Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport North I-85 & Virginia Ave. (404) 672-8411
|WHY||PARC's MISSION: To conserve amphibians, reptiles and their habitats as integral parts of our ecosystem and culture through protective and coordinated public/private partnerships.|
|PHOTO / VIDEO OP||Live reptiles and amphibians will be (literally) on hand
at the news conference.
The workshops will have representatives from Canada, Mexico, and 32 states and the District of Columbia, including 12 state wildlife agencies, 29 universities (from 20 states), 12 zoos, aquariums and museums, 18 forest products industries, trade organizations and advisory groups.
|Conference dates||June 2-4, 1999.|