Up”: Learn About U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Aquatic
Conservation Efforts And Bass Pro Shops To Be Honored
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 2004
Tom MacKenzie, (404) 679-7291, cell: (678) 296-6400
and an opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service’s Fisheries program that is responsible for managing
and conserving the Southeast’s aquatic resources.
Shops Outdoor World in Lawrenceville, Georgia will be presented with
a framed "Scaling Up" poster in recognition of the support
of Bass Pro Shops for the Service's Fisheries Program.
Sam D. Hamilton,
Southeast Regional Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service;
Mamie Parker, Assistant Director for Fisheries and Habitat Conservation,
Jim Marchman, Manager of the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Lawrenceville
Laura Cavalli, Promotions Director, will be on hand to receive their
special "Scaling Up" poster.
Representatives from fish hatcheries and field offices throughout
and photo opportunities available.
August 19, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Speakers and the presentation
begin at 1 p.m.
and Wildlife Service’s Southeast Regional Office, 1875 Century
Boulevard, Century Center Office Park, off of Clairmont Road, Atlanta,
Tom MacKenzie, 404/679-7291
or 678-296-6400 cell
Southeast Region operates 14 fish hatcheries, seven fisheries field
offices, and the Warm Springs Regional Fisheries Center. The Fisheries
Program works closely with the states, Native American tribes, private
organizations and other government agencies in conservation efforts.
Among the nearly two dozen exhibits and demonstrations at the event
will be a Fisheries Program historical display, an electrofishing
boat, underwater footage of fisheries surveys, a portable egg-hatching
system, fly tying, and fish passage putt-putt.