WAN event 1/23

Mike MacCracken mmaccrac at usgcrp.gov
Thu Jan 18 15:17:52 EST 1996

>The Women's Aquatic Network brings together women and men with 
>interests in marine and aquatic policy, research, legislation, 
>and other areas; and promotes the roles of women in these fields. 
>The Women's Aquatic Network invites you to an evening presentation, 
>SPEAKER: Dr. D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and 
>Atmospheres and Administrator of NOAA 
>TOPIC:  Outlook for Environmental Prediction and Stewardship: 1996 and Beyond 
>Date:   Tuesday, 23 January 1996, 6:30 PM, reception; 7:00 PM, speaker 
>Place:          International City/County Management Association (ICMA), 
>                777 North Capitol Street, NE, 1st floor training room; 
>                nearest metro:  Union Station exit on red line 
>Positive RSVP's & info:  Donna Wieting, 202-482-5916, email 
>dwieting at rdc.noaa.gov 
>DONATION:       $5 WAN members, students, seniors; $7 non-members; 
>                event free to members joining or renewing at the door. 
>The Women's Aquatic Network invites you to an evening presentation, 
>Dr. Stephen Jameson, President, Coral Seas Inc., and 
>Mr. Ben Mieremet, NOAA, 
>Office of Ocean and Coastal Management 
>TOPIC: "The Development of the Red Sea Marine Peace Park & the Coral Reef 
>        Cold Winter Getting You Down?  Join WAN as we hear about a Hot Spot! 
>        Sometimes referred to as the "Red Sea Riviera", Israel & Jordan are 
>establishing a marine peace park with the assistance of U.S. AID and NOAA. 
>        Ben and Steve will narrate a vivid slide presentation on coral reef 
>management, including work currently underway by AID and NOAA in the middle 
>east, as well as the projects of the International Coral Reef Initiative. 
>        The evening will preview the award winning video, "Fragile Ring Of 
>which focuses on 5 areas of coral reef management and concern.  Already 
>translated into 5 languages (and more on the way), it is just being released 
>in the USA. 
>DATE:   February 15, 1996; Reception 6:30 PM; Speakers 7:00 PM 
>PLACE:  World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th Street, NW, 5th floor conference room; 
>                closest metro stops: Dupont Circle (red line) or Foggy 
>Bottom (blue/ orange 
>Positive RSVP's:        Kelly Greene301/713-1373 x110; email: 
>kgreene at smtpgate.ssmc.noaa.gov 
>DONATION:  $5 WAN members, students, seniors; $7 non-members;  event free to 
>members joining or renewing at the door; also receive a special Red Sea Marine 
>Peace Park poster by joining/renewing that night. 

Michael C. MacCracken 
Director, Office of the USGCRP 
300 D Street, SW, Suite 840 
Washington DC 20024 
Tel. (202) 651-8240 or 8250 (office secretary) 
Tel. (202) 651-8252 (office and voicemail) 
Fax. (202) 554-6715 or (202) 554-6858 
E-mail: mmaccracken at usgcrp.gov 
USGCRP Home Page: http://www.usgcrp.gov/ 

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each other."  James Billington, Librarian of Congress (at least where I saw 
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