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Cultural Assessment of Oyster EIS Complete; Presentation Scheduled for July 28
On Thursday, July 28, from 12-1 p.m. in the C-1 Conference Room at the Tawes State Office Building (DNR Headquarters) in Annapolis, University of Maryland anthropologists Dr. Michael Paolisso and Nicole Dery, will present the cultural assessment of the ongoing Oyster Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate oyster restoration alternatives in the Chesapeake Bay. The analysis evaluated cultural impacts for the communities involved with or affected by oyster management decisions. Key findings will be presented. For more info on the EIS, click here. Press and public are welcome.
- Press Contact: Megan Evans at 410-260-8016 or email@example.com
July 21, 2005
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