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To: All Bird Lovers and Bird Conservation Activists
From: Steve Holmer, Director, Bird Conservation Alliance
Date: September 24, 2009

Bird Conservation Alliance Meeting
November 12th, 2009
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
At the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center

The Bird Conservation Alliance Meeting will be November 12 and located at the new Capitol Visitors Center, in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.  The Bird Conservation Alliance is a network of 195 organizations working together to conserve wild birds.

The theme of this meeting is "Reversing the Decline of Neotropical Migratory Bird Species and Protecting Their Habitats."

To register visit:  http://www.abcbirds.org/membership/BCA_1109_reg.html

The meeting will feature several keynotes; Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson have been invited to speak as have congressional champions Sen. Ben Cardin, and Representatives Ron Kind and Frank Kratovil.

Panels include "Strategies to Address the Decline of Neotropical Migrant Species", "Reducing Threats to Migratory Birds", "Legislative and Administration Opportunities to Conserve Migratory Birds", and "Joint Ventures and other Partnerships Benefiting Migratory Birds." Each panel will be followed by questions and discussion.

For more information, please contact Steve Holmer, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, 202/234-7181 and to register visit:  http://www.abcbirds.org/membership/BCA_1109_reg.html


Steve Holmer
Director of the Bird Conservation Alliance &
Senior Policy Advisor
American Bird Conservancy
202/234-7181 ext. 216
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www.birdconservationalliance.org
www.abcbirds.org
The Bird Conservation Alliance (BCA) is a network of organizations working together to conserve wild birds.  BCA is facilitated by American Bird Conservancy which conserves native wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas.



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