Conservation Advisory Board Meets May 19 in Huntsville

 CONTACT: Robin Nummy 334-242-3486

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will meet Saturday, May 19, 2007, at the Huntsville Museum of Art located at 300 Church Street, South in Huntsville, Alabama. This is the Advisory Board’s third meeting during 2007. Registration for those wishing to address the board will be from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin promptly at 9 a.m.

The Conservation Advisory Board assists and advises on matters relating to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Board is composed of 10 members appointed by the governor for alternating terms of six years, and three ex-officio members in the persons of the Governor, the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and the Director of the Cooperative Extension System. The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources serves as the ex-officio secretary of the Board.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.