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  • Mansel A. Nelson
    ... /*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/ Mansel A. Nelson Program Coordinator Voice 928
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 2, 2002
      >FROM: Tracy Mehan, Assistant Administrator
      > Office of Water
      >TO: All EPA Employees
      >Estuaries are special and unique places where freshwater from rivers and
      >streams mix with saltwater from the ocean. They provide critical
      >habitats for marine life and support such important economic sectors as
      >commercial fisheries and tourism and such popular recreational
      >activities as boating and bird watching.
      >In recognition of the importance of estuaries, October 5, 2002, has been
      >designated as National Estuaries Day. To celebrate National Estuaries
      >Day and to raise public awareness about the importance of estuaries, the
      >Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and
      >Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are sponsoring Estuary Live! - an
      >interactive educational program that will bring students from coast to
      >coast to tour eight of the nation's most valued estuaries via satellite
      >technology and the internet.
      >As part of EPA's celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Clean Water
      >Act, I am pleased to invite you to join EPA Administrator Christine Todd
      >Whitman and Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Samual P. Bodman on
      >October 3, 2002 at 12:30 PM EST as they welcome Agency employees, 150
      >students from Washington, DC area schools, and thousands of Estuary
      >Live! participants from across the country to an interactive tour of the
      >Chesapeake Bay.
      >Date: Thursday, October 3, 2002
      >Time: 12:30 - 1:45 PM EST (Bring your lunch)
      >Location: Department of Commerce Auditorium
      > 14th & Constitution
      > Washington, DC
      >12:30 Welcome Remarks by EPA Administrator Whitman and Department of
      > Commerce Deputy Secretary Bodman
      >12:40 Introduction of the NBC Channel 4 video Watersheds Project
      > Veronica Johnson, NBC 4 Broadcast Meteorologist
      >12:50 Live interactive tour of the Chesapeake Bay via Satellite Downlink
      > Bob Finton, Education Coordinator
      > Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve - Maryland
      >1:45 Adjourn
      >Other Features
      > Numerous exhibits from a variety of EPA and NOAA programs working to
      > protect and restore estuaries and provide the public with clean
      > beaches, safe water and safe seafood.
      > Up to 150 school children from DC area schools will participate in
      > the Estuary Live! event as well as the following activities before
      > the main program:
      > National Aquarium tour (including Coastal Enviroscape
      > demonstration)
      > Fish Printing Activity (NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office)
      > Live estuarine animal presentation (Chesapeake Bay NERR)
      >To learn more about estuaries, please go to GOTOBUTTON BM_1_
      >www.estuaries.gov and be sure to click on the link for Estuary Live! to
      >participate in interactive tours of more estuaries during the 2-day
      >program on October 3 and 4, 2002.

      Mansel A. Nelson
      Program Coordinator Voice 928 523 1275 / 1496
      Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
      Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
      PO Box 5765
      Northern Arizona University Hanley Hall
      Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 7, Room 112

      "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our
      children." Native American Proverb

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