[Coral-List] U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting Announcement

Beth Dieveney Beth.Dieveney at noaa.gov
Fri Jul 1 16:31:25 EDT 2005

Meeting Announcement:   Please distribute widely

The U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting will be held in the Republic of
Palau on the Island state of Koror, November 4 - 7, 2005.

Meeting Details:

Registration: Registration will be available on the U.S. Coral Reef Task
Force website: www.coralreef.gov by Tuesday, 4 July.  Please register in

Dates: The Business Meeting will take place on Saturday, November 5 and
Monday, November 7.

Location: Business Meeting – Ngarachamayong Cultural Center

Travel: Plan your travel in advance as the price is high and the
distance is far (at least for those traveling from the eastern
seaboard)!  Contact Continental and Micronesian Continental Airlines:
www.continental.com   1-800-231-0856

Hotel: A block of rooms is held at the Palau Royal Resort with a group,
all-inclusive rate of $100 for a standard room including breakfast.
Hotel rooms are guaranteed from October 31 – November 7.  Please make
your reservations ASAP.  Reservations must be made by October 22.
To make reservations, contact Darlene Baylosis Oriondo and identify
yourself as a member of the ‘Coral Reef Task Force’ group.  Contact at
the hotel is the hotel in one of the following ways – phone:
680-488-2000; reservation hotline: 680-488-8877; fax: 680-488-6688;
email: reservations at palau-royal-resort.com.
Visit their website: http://www.palau-royal-resort.com.

Public Comment: The Public Comment period is tentatively scheduled on
the first day of the public Business Meeting, November 5, 2005.

All public comments must be submitted in written format for
documentation purposes, and must be provided as an electronic file using
standard word-processing software or as an Adobe PDF file.

For those attending the meeting, written comments may be provided in
person at the registration desk on November 5.  For those who cannot
attend the meeting, written comments may be submitted in advance from
Monday, October 3, 2005 – Friday, October 22, 2005 to the address below.

When submitting public comment, please provide the following:
Contact Information:

The full text of all public comments will be catalogued and made
available on the Task Force website after the meeting.  When you submit
the text of your comments, please indicate if you grant the Task Force
permission to post your comments to the public website at

Send Advance Public Comments to:
Mail: Beth Dieveney
     U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Coordinator
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
     Coral Reef Conservation Program
     1305 East-West Highway N/ORR FL. 10
     Silver Spring, MD 20910
Fax: 301-713-4389
Email: beth.dieveney at noaa.gov

Exhibits: Exhibit space is available.  Plan ahead to appropriately
consider shipping time and cost.  For more detailed information about
space options, availability, and shipping materials visit the website
at: www.coralreef.gov

For More Information and to Register:  www.coralreef.gov

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