NOAA to host scientific workshop on corals under consideration for ESA listing

May 30, 2012

Scientific Workshop
Date: June 18, 2012
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: East-West Center
Jefferson Hall (Imin Conference Center)
University of Hawaii at Manoa campus
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848
Listening Session
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Pagoda Hotel
1525 Rycroft Street
Honolulu, HI 96814

On June 18th, NOAA will hold a scientific workshop concerning NOAA Fisheries' review of 82 species of corals considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The purpose of the workshop is to provide opportunity for individual expert and public input on the science relevant to NOAA Fisheries’ decision concerning these corals.

The workshop will be held at the East-West Center, Honolulu, HI, June 18, 2012, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

There will be separate Listening Sessions to solicit additional information from the public at the Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 25, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

More information can be found at the following website; as well as the Federal Register notice published at 77 Fed. Reg. 30261 (May 22, 2012).