Media Advisory - $1 Million Endangered Species Program Launch

The Canadian Wildlife Federation is proud to announce the creation of a $1-Million Endangered Species Program to benefit Canadian species

OTTAWA, March 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Media are invited to attend the announcement of a newly created endangered species research funding program.

    When:     Thursday, March 25, 2010  1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Where:    Museum of Nature, 3rd Floor
              240 McLeod St. (at Metcalfe)
              Ottawa, Ontario

    Speakers: Jody Gienow, Host of the Hinterland Who's Who with live
              animals, a peregrine falcon, fox snake and wood turtle, to talk
              about the importance of endangered species research and
              recovery efforts.

              Professor Steven Cooke, Carleton University, to briefly discuss
              his current endangered species research

              Mary Taylor, Director of Environment Canada's Canadian Wildlife

              Rick Bates, Executive Director of the Canadian Wildlife
              Federation to give details of the $1-million program and
              current research being funded.

                         Refreshments will be served
                            Free parking provided

About the Canadian Wildlife Federation:

The Canadian Wildlife Federation is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring research, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending legislative changes and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature.

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SOURCE Canadian Wildlife Federation

For further information: For further information: Louise Hanlon, Communications Manager, Canadian Wildlife Federation, (613) 599-9594, c) (613) 859-7438, OR April Overall, CWF Communications, (613) 599-9594 ext. 227,

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