Media advisory - Environmental groups and Dehcho First Nations meet to advance land use plan for Mackenzie Valley

    OTTAWA, April 4 /CNW Telbec/ -

    WHAT:  Convened by the Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI), conservation
           groups including WWF-Canada, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
           (CPAWS) and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) will meet with Dehcho
           First Nations Grand Chief Herb Norwegian to advance the Dehcho
           Land Use Plan for the Mackenzie Valley.

           A press conference will follow.

    WHEN:  Wednesday, April 4, 2007
           10:00 a.m. MT

    WHERE: Delta Bow Valley Hotel - Calgary
           Kananaskis Room
           209 Fourth Avenue South East

    WHO:   Larry Innes, Acting Executive Director, CBI
           Herb Norwegian, Grand Chief, Dehcho First Nation
           Monte Hummel, President Emeritus, WWF-Canada
           Harvey Locke, Senior Conservation Advisor, CPAWS
           Shannon Haszard, NWT Manager, Ducks Unlimited Canada

    NB:    Out of town journalists are invited to call in to the press
           Toll-Free Dial In:  1-866-792-1313
           Conference ID: 9642594

    Based in Ottawa, the Canadian Boreal Initiative brings together diverse
partners to create new solutions for Boreal conservation and acts as a
catalyst by supporting a variety of on-the-ground efforts across the Boreal by
governments, industry, First Nations, conservation groups, major retailers,
financial institutions and scientists.

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Christine Choury, Director of
Communications, Canadian Boreal Initiative, (613) 230-4739, Ext. 222, C: (613)

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