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DNR Biologist Chris Millard Joins Lance Armstrong on Tour of Hope
Chris Millard, a fisheries biologist at Maryland DNR and a cancer survivor, is one of 24 riders selected to join Lance Armstrong on the Tour of Hope, a cross-country bike ride to promote cancer awareness. The 9-day trip began on Sept. 29 in San Diego and ends Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C. A main goal of this event is to inspire as many people as possible to "Make the Promise," a commitment to learn more about cancer in support of cancer research. To read more about Chris and his amazing journey, visit www.tourofhope.org.
Press contact: Megan Evans, 410-260-8016, firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 3, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov