Listening Session and Discussion Information:
Please join senior representatives from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for a public listening session and discussion in the Chesapeake region on land conservation, recreation, and reconnecting people to the outdoors.
When: Friday, June 25th, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
What: Opening session with senior officials from DOI, USDA, EPA, and CEQ, expert panel discussions, and opportunities to share your ideas in breakout groups.
Where: Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts- 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401
The event is free and open to the public, but you need to Register by 10 pm, Monday June 21 by sending your name, telephone number and primary area of interest:
- Working land and open space conservation
- Recreation and public access
- Citizen stewardship, including youth engagement and environmental education.
To register, click here. Scroll down to the registration section.
Background: In April, at the White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors, President Obama established the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative to develop a conservation and recreation agenda worthy of the 21st century and to reconnect Americans with our great outdoors. For more information, see America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.