hearing tomorrow morning Washington, DC

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The US Congress is having a hearing tomorrow morning Washington, DC, time that may be of interest.   Please see below for instructions to listen in.  You have to download RealPlayer, but you can do so for free.
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The House Natural Resources Committee, led by Chairman Nick J. Rahall (D-WV), will hold an oversight hearing on “Poaching American Security: Impacts of Illegal Wildlife Trade.”

House Natural Resources Committee
Oversight Hearing on “Poaching American Security: Impacts of Illegal Wildlife Trade”

Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at 9:30 a.m.

Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building

Panel 1
The Honorable Claudia A. McMurray, Assistant Secretary for Oceans, Environment and Science, U.S. Department of State
Mr. John Sellar, Senior OfficerOffice of the Secretary General, CITES Secretariat, Switzerland
Mr. Benito Perez, Chief, Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Panel 2
Mr. Steven R. Galster, Director of Field Operations, Wildlife Alliance, Thailand
Mr. John Hart, Scientific Director, Tshuapa-Lomami-Lualaba Project, Congo
Mr. William Clark, Illegal Wildlife Trade Expert
Dr. William E. Moritz, Director of Conservation and Acting Director of Governmental Affairs, Safari Club International Foundation, U.S.A.
Mr. Peter Pueschel, Illegal Wildlife Trade Program Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Germany

The hearing will be webcast live on the Committee’s Web site at http://resourcescommittee.house.gov.

*RealPlayer is required to view the Committee’s live webcasts.

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