Hearing on: “The National Zoo of Today and Tomorrow - an Innovative Center Focused on the Care and Conservation of the World’s Species”

Meeting Notes: 
Date: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:30am
Location: 
1310 Longworth House Office Building
Subcommittees: 

WASHINGTON – The Committee on House Administration, led by Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., will hold a hearing on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 entitled, “The National Zoo of Today and Tomorrow – an Innovative Center Focused on the Care and Conservation of the World’s Species.” The Committee will receive an update on the current health and management of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, as well as discuss the Zoo’s important science and research activities regarding endangered species and its overall contribution to the world’s conservation efforts.

Live webcast will begin at the start of the hearing.

Mr. Dennis Kelly

Director, Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park

Mr. Jim Maddy

President and CEO, Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Dr. Steven Monfort

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Smithsonian Institution

 

Additional information available via the Committee Repository