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Streaming All Morning: White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors


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All morning the White House and Department of the Interior will be hosting the America’s Great Outdoors Conference, addressing the challenges, opportunities and innovations surrounding modern-day land conservation and the importance of reconnecting Americans and American families to the outdoors.

The conference will feature remarks from President Obama, CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.

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Conference Schedule:

9:00 AM – Opening Remarks

10:10 AM - Remarks by President Obama

11:15 AM – Panel Discussion: Conserving working lands for the benefit of all Americans

12:30 PM: Panel Discussion: Connecting people to our lands, water and wildlife

1:30 PM – Closing Remarks by Secretary Salazar