April 3, 2008

Doug Austen Update on Conservation in PA. Doug Austen, Executive Director of the PA Fish & Boat Commission, was one of the keynote speakers at the Lehigh Valley Watershed & Shad Symposium, and gave a presentation on the status of conservation efforts in Pennsylvania, including the restoration of aquatic habitat, the restoration of shad in many of the state’s river systems and how the restoration of watersheds provide multiple benefits to anglers and every Pennsylvania citizens at the Lehigh Valley.
Other speakers at the Symposium:
Chris Kocher, Wildlands Conservancy, Opening Remarks
Cindy Dunn, DCNR, On the Importance of Partnerships
Don Cunningham on Lehigh County Green Initiatives
John Stoffa on Northampton County Green Initiatives
Cong. Charles Dent on Recent Federal Initiatives