AMERICA'S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar to Participate in Student Bird Walk, Release State of the Birds 2011 Report

4/29/2011
Last edited 9/29/2021


WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, May 3rd, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join representatives from the scientific and conservation community to release the State of the Birds 2011 Report on Public Lands and Waters at a press conference in Kenilworth Park. This year's report focuses on the vital role our public lands and water play in the health and welfare of America's birds.

Prior to the press conference, Secretary Salazar will participate in a Bird Walk with students from Brent Elementary School. An area known to attract a variety of bird species, the wetlands and fields of Kenilworth Park provide visitors the opportunity to observe species such as: Belted Kingfishers, Great Blue Herons, Wood Ducks, Canada Geese, chickadees, titmice, and Carolina Wrens.

WHO:
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

Harris Sherman, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, USDA

Paul Schmidt, USFWS Assistant Director, Migratory Bird Program
WHAT:
State of the Birds 2011 Report on Public Lands and Waters Press Conference
WHEN:
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

10:00a.m. Student Bird Walk
*please meet at the Visitor Center

10:45a.m. Press Conference
*please meet at the Visitor Center
WHERE:
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens

1550 Anacostia Ave NE

Washington, DC 20019




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