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Laurie Fowler appointed to serve on advisory board of Georgia Land Conservation Partnership

Laurie Fowler, director of public service and outreach at the Institute of Ecology and co-director of the Center for River Basin Science and Policy, has been appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve on the advisory council of the Georgia Land Conservation Partnership.

The council will develop a comprehensive land conservation plan that will summarize the need for land conservation, describe and identify the most vulnerable and valuable areas for protection, establish goals for land conservation, and develop and describe strategies for land protection. Included in the plan will be strategies for statewide conservation, community greenspace programs, and state, regional and local partnerships with private individuals, corporations, foundations, land trusts and conservation organizations.