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E-M:/ Lansing Event Today: Michigan Sportsmen Urge Action on Global Warming



I wanted to let folks know about the following event. Cheers,
Jordan
 
Michigan Hunters, Anglers Demand Action on Global Warming, Guaranteed Wildlife Funding
 
WHEN:  
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
12:30 p.m. 
 
WHERE:  
Michigan State Capital, Room H-55
Capitol Avenue at Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI
 
WHO: 
Rep. Matt Gillard (D-Alpena)
Rep. Gary McDowell (D-Rudyard)
Dennis Muchmore, Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Dick Augustine, Trout Unlimited
Georgia Donovan, The Izaak Walton League
Bob Garner, Former Michigan Natural Resources Commissioner
Brenda Archambo, "The Sturgeon General"
Zoe Lipman, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Office
 
WHAT: 
Michigan conservation leaders will join state legislators to urge Congress to confront global warming.
 
The rally comes as 39 Michigan hunting and fishing organizations have signed on to a national letter calling for passage of federal climate change legislation that includes funding for wildlife and natural resource preservation.
 
Speakers will discuss the implications for Michigan’s natural resources and Michigan’s efforts to mitigate climate impacts on wildlife and the Great Lakes.
 
For more info contact:
Zoe Lipman, National Wildlife Federation, cell: 734-834-9344
Jordan Lubetkin, National Wildlife Federation, cell: 734-904-1589
 
 
 
 
Jordan Lubetkin
Senior Regional Communications Manager
National Wildlife Federation - Great Lakes Office
213 West Liberty, Suite 200 | Ann Arbor, MI 48104
 
Phone: 734-887-7109 | Fax: 734-887-7199 | Cell: 734-904-1589
 
NWF's mission is to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. www.nwf.org/news/
 
Working to restore the Great Lakes by offering solutions to sewage contamination, invasive species and other threats. www.healthylakes.org