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Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans Oversight Field Hearing on the Efforts to Introduce Non-Native Oyster Species to the Chesapeake Bay and the National Research Council's report titled "Non-native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay."
Tuesday, October 14, 2003

washington, D.C.


Oversight Field Hearing on the Efforts to Introduce Non-Native Oyster Species to the Chesapeake Bay and the National Research Council's report titled "Non-native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay."

 

Panel I

Dr. James L. Anderson
Professor, University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Co-Chair of National Research Council Committee on
Non-native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay

Dr. Robert B. Whitlatch
Professor, University of Connecticut, Groton
Member of the National Research Council Committee on
Non-native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay

Dr. Fredrick G. Kern III
Acting Chief Coastal Resource Health Branch
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Dr. Donald F. Boesch
President
University of Maryland
Center for Environmental Science

Dr. Standish K. Allen, Jr.
Professor
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences

Panel II

Colonel Yvonne J. Prettyman-Beck
District Engineer, Norfolk District 
US Army Corps of Engineers

Ms. Rebecca W. Hanmer
Director, Chesapeake Bay Program Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mr. C. Ronald Franks
Secretary
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Dr. James A. Wesson
Department Head
Conservation and Replenishment Department
Virginia Marine Resources Commission

 

Panel III

Mr. Larry Simns
President
Maryland Watermen's Association

Ms. Frances Porter
Executive Director
Virginia Seafood Council

Mr. William J. Goldsborough
Senior Fisheries Scientist
Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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