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From: "Melissa Soule" <msoule@tnc.org>
To: "Enviro-Mich List" <owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
Subject: TNC Director to Support Washington Legislation
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 15:32:55 -0400
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Here's an item to post on Enviro-Mich:

   MEDIA ADVISORY
Michigan Chapter: 2840 E. Grand River Ave., Ste. 5 E. Lansing, MI 48823 
nature.org/michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       June 20, 2001

Michigan Director Testifies Before Congress
In Support of H.R. 1230

WHO: Helen Taylor, state director, The Nature Conservancy-Michigan Chapter

WHAT: Testimony urging adoption of H.R. 1230, a bill to create an 
international wildlife refuge along the lower Detroit River.
  The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Fisheries, 
Conservation, Wildlife & Oceans will be holding a hearing tomorrow on 
legislation sponsored by Congressman John Dingell (D-Dearborn) to create a 
first-of-its-kind international wildlife refuge along the Detroit River.

WHEN: 10 a.m., Thursday, June 21,

WHERE: 1324 Longworth House Office Building
(Morris K. Udall Hearing Room)
U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Fisheries, Conservation, 
Wildlife & Oceans, Committee on Resources
Washington, D.C.

WHY: The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, 
animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on 
Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Nature 
Conservancy counts 1 million members nationwide, including 32,500 in 
Michigan. Guided by the best available science, the Conservancy takes 
formal public positions on federal or state legislation only when there is 
a substantial and direct impact on the Conservancy s ability to accomplish 
its mission.

CONTACT: For local comment, call Garret Johnson, Director of Government 
Relations, at (517) 332-1741, or email at 
<mailto:gjohnson@tnc.org>gjohnson@tnc.org


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