Rally, Panel & Community-Led Hearing on Federal Wolf Protections

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Headquarters
911 NE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97215
Date and time:
May 6, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Attendee count:
140 attendees
Stephanie Taylor
Public Hearing

The Trump administration has announced plans to remove all remaining federal protections for gray wolves throughout the lower 48 states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is required to conduct public hearings on the gray wolf delisting, but it has failed to do so. That's why the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, the NRDC, Cascadia Wildlands, and Humane Society US will be hosting a rally, banner hang, wolf expert panel, and public hearing to gather your comments on the issue and let your voice be heard. All public comments will be recorded, transcribed, and submitted as a formal comment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Join us as we unite to stand up to the Trump administration and protect our wolves! Please contact Stephanie Taylor (staylor@biologicaldiversity.org) if you have any questions. Give a little more info here: https://forms.gle/EEtoT2K1oxtdEsDz5 The event schedule is as follows: 5:00-5:20pm - Rally for Wolves w/ Congressman Earl Blumenauer (@ USFWS office) 5:20-5:45pm March to hang banner over I-84 5:45-6:00pm - Doors Open + Light Refreshments (DoubleTree Hotel- 1000 NE Multnomah St, Pacific Northwest Ballroom) 6:00-6:15pm - Wolf Expert Panel 6:15-8:00pm - Public Comments Taken (comments must be under 1 minute) Our panelists include: - Amaroq Weiss, Senior West Coast Wolf Advocate, Center for Biological Diversity - Michael Paul Nelson, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University Accessibility Information: * Hotel complies with ADA Guidelines; Accessible parking spaces for cars in the self-parking facility; Accessible public entrance; Assistive listening devices for meetings upon request; Service support animals welcome; Van-accessible parking in the self-parking facility; Visual alarm for hearing impaired; Visual alarms for hearing impaired in hallways and in public areas All refreshments provided at the event will be vegetarian.

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