[Coral-List] U.S. Coral Reef Task Force meeting

Beth Dieveney beth.dieveney at noaa.gov
Thu Feb 8 09:45:32 EST 2007

Upcoming U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting

The next meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force will take place March 
1-2, 2007 in Washington D.C. at the Department of the Interior.  The 
meeting will highlight the issues, goals, progress, challenges and 
opportunities for coral reef management with special presentations on 
the Local Action Strategies, and alternative, market incentives to spur 
coral reef conservation.
There is opportunity for public comment and exhibit space.
For more information on the full weeks agenda, how you can participate, 
and to Register go to: www.coralreef.gov.

Co-chaired by the Department of Commerce and Department of the Interior, 
the Task Force is composed of senior representatives of twelve federal 
agencies and the Governors of seven states, territories, and 
commonwealths.  Since its establishment by Presidential Executive Order 
in 1998, the Task Force has helped lead U.S. efforts to address the 
global decline of coral reefs and to effectively manage the nation's 
valuable coral reef ecosystems.

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