Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Ray DuBois will deliver the opening speech at the National Land Trust Alliance's Rally 2002 in Austin, Texas, Monday, Oct. 28, at 8:30 a.m. CST. The event, which will be held at the Austin Convention Center, 500 East Cesar Chavez St., is open for media coverage.
Following his remarks, a media availability with DuBois will take place at 9:45 a.m. CST in Room 13B of the convention center. The point of contact for this session is Martha Nudel, (202) 638-4725.
The Land Trust Alliance is a conservation movement founded in 1982 that promotes voluntary land conservation across the country. In his speech, DuBois will invite alliance members to help the Department of Defense manage its more than 25 million acres of land.
Information on this year's Land Trust Alliance meeting is available at http://www.lta.org/training/rally.htm.