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Interior Secretary Gale Norton, Scientists, Partners to Announce Dramatic Rediscovery of a Species Previously Believed to be Extinct



April 28, 2005

Shane Wolfe, 202-208-6416



Thursday, April 28, 2005
11:30AM EDT


Main Interior Building
1849 C. Street NW
Washington DC 20240
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium
(Enter Main Interior Building at C Street entrance)


Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior
Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
John Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Director, Cornell Lab of Ornitholog
Katrina Kelner, Ph.D., Deputy Editor, Life Sciences, The Journal Science
Steve McCormick, President, The Nature Conservancy
Scott Simon, Arkansas Director, The Nature Conservancy
Scott Henderson, Director, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission


Major announcement of dramatic rediscovery of a species previously
believed to be extinct.


Downlink: Live video downlink for reporters available on Galaxy 3 (G3) C-Band
Transponder: 06C
Location: 95 Degrees West
Frequency: 3820 Vertical
Audio: 6.2, 6.8
Test time: 11:15am-11:30am
Program time: 11:30am-12:45am
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Bridge: Live audio bridge for reporters to monitor the press conference available by dialing into 1-888-455-9742. Access code is 41693.


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