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SG-W:/ EPA Conf on wetlands
- Subject: SG-W:/ EPA Conf on wetlands
- From: Mary Beth Doyle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 10:29:55 -0500
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Here is news of an EPA conference on wetlands here
in the midwest.
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 17:26:43 -0500 (EST)
To: Multiple recipients of list <email@example.com>
Subject: MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA COSPONSORS CONFERENCE ON VANISHING EPHEMERAL
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X-Comment: Region 5 Newsletter
U.S. EPA REGION 5 NEWS RELEASE
CONTACT: Phillippa Cannon, (312) 353-6218
For Immediate Release
MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA COSPONSORS CONFERENCE ON VANISHING
CHICAGO (Feb. 15, 2002) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region 5 will cosponsor a two-day conference in Chicago about
vanishing ephemeral wetlands in the Midwest. These wetlands,
also known as vernal pools and seasonal ponds, hold water in
the spring and early summer or after heavy rains. They provide
habitat and food for amphibians, reptiles and migrating birds.
Many of them are disappearing in the Midwest.
Other sponsors are the Center for Reptile and Amphibian
Conservation and Management, the Conservation Foundation, U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, the Natural Resources Conservation
Service, Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, and
the Declining Amphibian Population Task Force.
When:Feb. 20 and 21, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Where:Chicago Hilton and Towers, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Who:National experts on ephemeral wetlands.
The conference agenda is posted on EPA's web site at
# # #
Mary Beth Doyle, MPH
Environmental Health Project
117 N. Division
Ann Arbor MI 48104
734-663-2400 ext 108
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