From left: U.S. Corps of Engineers Assistant Secretary for Civil Works Joan Darcy, Disabled Sports USA, Wounded Warrior Program representative Kirk Bauer, Tribal Chairwoman from the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe in Washington State Frances Charles, The Orvis Company Vice Chairman of Retail and Sporting Traditions Dave Perkins, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar participated in the, âRestoring Rivers: Building Resilience for People and Wildlifeâ panel during the White House Conservation conference, âGrowing Americaâs Outdoor Heritage and Economyâ at the Interior Department, Yates Auditorium in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 2, 2012. The conference was part of President Barrack Obamaâs, âAmericaâs Great Outdoors Initiativeâ to spotlight community-driven conservation efforts and discussed how to build their success. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
May 1, 2014
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