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


 

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 28, 2005

Contacts:
Shane Wolfe, 202-208-6416

 

WHEN:

Thursday, April 28, 2005
11:30AM EDT

WHERE:

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

WHO:

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

WHAT:

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

VIDEO:

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
Troubleshooting phone number: 202-208-5779

AUDIO:

Bridge: Live audio bridge for reporters to monitor the press conference available by dialing into 1-888-455-9742. Access code is 41693.

TECHNICAL QUESTIONS:

Contact Mike Mason ( DOI National Business Center Telecommunications Service Branch) at 202-208-4850 or J_Mike_Mason@nbc.gov.


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