USFWS/USACE Celebrate Lower Mississippi River Conservation Plan
An interagency meeting was held at the U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C., April 29, regarding the celebration of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collaboration on Lower Mississippi River Conservation Plan to protect three endangered species, the Interior Least Tern, Pallid Sturgeon and Fat Pocketbook. Pictured (l. to rt.) are Stephen Ricks, Field supervisor, Mississippi Field Office, USFWS; Daniel M. Ashe, director, USFWS; Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, chief, USACE; Steve Stockton, director of Civil Works, USACE; Dr. Barbara Kleiss, director of Mississippi River Science and Technology, Mississippi Valley Division, USACE; Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior; Eddie Belk, director, Programs Directorate, MVD, USACE; the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works; Paul Hartfield, USFWS; Dr. Jack Killgore, team leader, Engineer Research and Development Center/Environmental Laboratory; Dr. Beth Fleming, director, ERDC/EL; and Cynthia Dohner, Southeast regional director, USFWS. (Photo by Gavin G. Shire, USFWS)

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