Sportsmen Marcellus Shale Summit

Saturday, June 4th at the University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown Campus

In the heart of the Marcellus Shale region, sportsmen and women, and conservation groups are working together to identify and propose solutions to mitigate the impacts from gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing on hunting, fishing and trapping experiences.

Learn more about the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation efforts and listen to experts in the field, along with sportsmen and women with first-hand experience, discuss the following topics:

  • Potential impacts of Marcellus Shale gas development on wildlife, coldwater fisheries, and habitat and forest ecosystems;
  • Impacts of Marcellus Shale gas development on the outdoors experience;
  • Lessons from oil&gas development in the West;
  • What you can do as an individual outdoorsmen; and
  • How sportsmen and women interests can be protected through policies and best management practices that protect fish, wildlife and the outdoors experience.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m., opening remarks start at 8:45 a.m. and the conference will conclude by 4:30 p.m.

Directions to the Summit: www.sportsmenalliance.org/directions.htm

Food and Lodging: www.sportsmenalliance.org/FnL.htm

Summit Details: www.sportsmenalliance.org/conference.htm

Attendance is free, space is limited and registration is required. Registration closes on May 31, 2011.

Register Here

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