Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation Summit—June 4, Johnstown

From the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation (http://sportsmenalliance.org):

 

The Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation is focused on ensuring that hunters, anglers and others who enjoy the outdoors have a voice in the debate about how to balance natural gas drilling/slick water/fracking with important values, including clean water, healthy habitats and our hunting & angling heritage.

 

SAMC  Summit  Meeting

Saturday, June 4th

University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown Campus

 

Sportsmen and women, and conservation groups are working together to identify and propose solutions to mitigate the impacts from gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing on hunting, fishing and trapping experiences.

 

Learn more about the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation efforts and listen to experts in the field, along with sportsmen and women with first-hand experience, discuss the following topics:

 

  • Potential impacts of Marcellus Shale gas development on wildlife, coldwater fisheries, and habitat and forest ecosystems;
  • Impacts of Marcellus Shale gas development on the outdoors experience;
  • Lessons from oil & gas development in the West;
  • What you can do as an individual outdoorsmen; and
  • How sportsmen and women interests can be protected through policies and best management practices that protect fish, wildlife and the outdoors experience.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m., opening remarks start at 8:45 a.m. and the conference will conclude by 4:30 p.m.

 

Directions to the Summit: http://www.sportsmenalliance.org/directions.htm

Food and Lodging: http://www.sportsmenalliance.org/FnL.htm

Summit Details: http://www.sportsmenalliance.org/conference.htm

 

Attendance is free, space is limited

Registration is required

Registration closes on May 31, 2011

 

The Sportsmen Marcellus Shale Summit is sponsored by the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation, comprised of the following organizations:

 

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