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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Recovery Texas
Southwest Region, February 23, 2006
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Staff from the Corpus Christi Ecological Services Field Office and Clear Lake Ecological Services Field Office coordinated a stakeholder meeting with other members of the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle recovery team in Houston, Texas.  Features of the proposed draft for the revised Kemp’s sea turtle recovery plan were presented to the audience.  The recovery team meeting was facilitated by the bi-national team leaders, Earl Possardt from  U. S. Fish and Wildlife (International Sea Turtle Coordinator) and Oscar Ramirez from Mexico’s Secretariat of Environmental and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT).  About 50 stakeholders attended the meeting, including members of commercial coastal industries, fishing industries, and various federal, state and local government representatives. 

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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