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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 090-06
September 26, 2006

Senior DoD Official to Participate in Cooperative Conservation Listening Session

            Assistant Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Alex Beehler will participate in a Cooperative Conservation Listening Session on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, in Waco, Texas.
 
            Beehler will join David Verhey, acting assistant secretary for the Department of Interior and Richard Greene, Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator, at the event, where citizens exchange ideas on incentives, partnership programs, and regulations that can improve and increase conservation efforts.
 
            A media availability will precede the listening session, from 9:30 – 9:50 a.m. at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave., Waco, Texas.  For all media logistics questions, contact Jose Viramontes, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (505) 248-6404. For more information on cooperative conservation, access http://cooperativeconservation.gov .