Secretary Salazar, Gov. Crist and Sen. Nelson to Visit Florida Everglades, Receive Briefing on Invasive Species, Hold Media Availability

5/27/2009


On Thursday, May 28, 2009, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Governor Charlie Crist and Senator Bill Nelson will visit the Florida Everglades where they will receive a briefing on invasive species control and the Burmese python, make an airboat tour of Alligator Bay and hold a media availability at Mile Marker 41. Interior Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks Tom Strickland will accompany the Secretary.

Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

Governor Charlie Crist

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

Interior Assistant Secretary Tom Strickland
What: Visit to Florida Everglades Alligator Bay and media availability
When: Thursday, May 28 2009; airboat tour starts at 10 a.m.; media availability at 12 Noon
Where: Everglades Alligator Alley (I-75) Mile Marker 41
Media: Credentialed media are invited to join the media availability at 12:00 Noon. Media wishing to participate are asked to contact Sen. Nelson's office at 202-224-1679 to register for the media availability.