Red-cockaded Woodpecker Donors & Recipients Flock to Tallahassee, Florida
MacKenzie, (404) 679-7291
Bottomline – Thanks to this group we have birds (about 80) coming and going between 34+ partners, including private, state and federal populations in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia – an example of collaboration at its finest.
The objectives of the meeting are to:
Of particular note: The Red-cockaded Woodpecker recovery effort will be highlighted at the White House Conference of Cooperative Conservation on Aug. 29, 2005 in St. Louis, MO. Ralph Costa, RCW Recovery Coordinator, will represent the Service as a panel member during a special session along with Robert Bonnie, Environmental Defense, Scott Belfit, Army Environmental Center, and Lamar Comalander, Millikan Forestry Company, Inc. For more information: http://www.conservation.ceq.gov/.
NOTE: You can view our releases or subscribe to receive them -- via e-mail -- at the Service's Southeast Regional home page at http://www.fws.gov/southeast. Our national home page is at: http://www.fws.gov/news/newsreleases/, Atlanta, GA 30345, phone: 404/679-7289 Fax: 404/679-7286