United States Coral Reef Task Force Business Meeting

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United States Coral Reef Task Force Business Meeting

Postby Mary Luna » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:13 am

Wednesday, February 27, 2008: USCRTF Business Meeting, Open to the Public 8:30am-5:30pm, Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History Baird Auditorium

Public Comment: February 27,2008 1:30-2:30pm

About the USCRTF: "In June 1998, the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF) was established by Presidential Executive Order 13089. Our mission is to lead, coordinate, and strengthen U.S. government actions to better preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems. The Task Force is co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and of the Interior, and includes leaders of 12 federal agencies, seven U.S. states and territories, and three freely associated states. To implement the policies and requirements of the Executive Order, the Task Force has provided a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. To fulfill its mission, the Task Force developed national strategies, targeted initiatives, and new partnerships to strengthen stewardship of the coral reef ecosystems in the United States, territories, commonwealths, and internationally."

For more information please visit: http://www.coralreef.gov/

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