- Created on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:28
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The U.S. State Department will host a December 4 event to mark Wildlife Conservation Day featuring renowned conservationist and television personality Jeff Corwin, in the Department’s Ralph Bunche Library from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Jeff Corwin is an American nature conservationist, best known as the host of Animal Planet’s The Jeff Corwin Experience and Corwin’s Quest, as well as for his current ABC series Ocean Mysteries. Corwin is a long-time environmental activist and has worked to conserve endangered species and ecosystems around the world.
Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine will deliver remarks and introduce Corwin. The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Assistant Secretary Keri-Ann Jones will also speak on the Department’s efforts to promote conservation.