What: Teleconference with federal wildlife experts who will discuss the latest numbers of wildlife that may have been affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the potential for broader ecosystem impacts, as well as the ongoing response efforts to protect the Gulf of Mexico’s national wildlife refuges, national parks and species.
Who: Rowan Gould, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acting Director
Roger Helm, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Biologist
Dr. Ralph Morgenweck, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Senior Science Advisor and Liaison Officer at the Unified Area Command
Dr. Steve Murawski, NOAA Fisheries Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor
Glenn Plumb, National Park Service Wildlife Veterinarian
J. Mel Poole, Cactoctin Mountain Park Superintendent and National Park Service Liaison Officer at the Unified Area Command Center
Dr. Teri Rowles, Director of NOAA Fisheries Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program
Barbara Schroeder, NOAA Fisheries National Sea Turtle Coordinator
When: 10 a.m. CDT Tuesday May, 18, 2010.
Call-in Info: Teleconference, call-in number: (888) 603-9630. International callers use (210) 234-0042. Password – WILDLIFE (94535433).