South Carolina Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Safe Harbor Agreement Explored
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2001
Elsie Davis, (404) 679-7107
||Deputy Secretary of the Interior, representatives from: the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Norfolk Southern Corporation; Milliken Forestry Company; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources; and private land owners
||Forest tour and roundtable discussion of the South Carolina
red-cockaded woodpecker Safe Harbor plan
||Monday, October 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.
||Brosnan Forest Conference Center
125 Brosnan Forest Rd., Highway 78
Dorchester, South Carolina
(Directions: From I-95, take exit 77, the St. George/Highway 78 exit. Go east on Highway 78. Got past town of Pregnall. Brosnan Forest will be on the left.)
||Ralph Costa, 864/656-2432, by October 18, 2001
For landowners who have endangered species or endangered species habitat on their land, the Safe Harbor program provides a means for them to manage their land without penalty, while working with government agencies to see that the needs of endangered species are met. This meeting will bring together federal and state agencies and private landowners to examine how the South Carolina red-cockaded woodpecker Safe Harbor plan has performed and what the future holds.
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