WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2010 – TODAY, Senior USDA Officials will hold a conference call to discuss new data released today showing the role that forests play in combating climate change for members of the media unable to attend the Society of Environmental Journalists conference.
The press release announcing the new information can be found here or at www.usda.gov.
Interested members of the media should call (406) 329-3630, and use the passcode 2580.
TODAY, October 15, 2010
2:30 p.m. MDT / 4:30 p.m. EDT
Ann Bartuska, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics
Dave Cleaves, U.S. Forest Service Climate Change Advisor
Phone conference to discuss carbon sequestration and forests
Call in: (406) 329-3630, passcode 2580.
Friday, Oct. 15, 2:30 p.m. MDT / 4:30 p.m. EDT
Visit http://www.fs.fed.us/rmrs/forest-carbon/ for more information on the role of forests in mitigating climate change.
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