[MARMAM] Hot off the Press: Sirenews No. 51 April 2009

Caryn Self-Sullivan caryns at sirenian.org
Thu Apr 23 15:54:15 PDT 2009


The latest issue of Sirenews is now available online at
http://www.sirenian.org/sirenews/51APR2009.pdf!

In this issue:

*	REPORT AND ABSTRACTS from the 2009 INTERNATIONAL SIRENIAN
CONSERVATION CONFERENCE (ATLANTA, GEORGIA: MARCH 23-24, 2009)
*	MANATEE BROCHURES AVAILABLE from the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
*	WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT:  "Improving the Contribution of Marine
Protected Areas to the Conservation of Sirenians", International Marine
Conservation Congress, organized by the Marine Section of the Society for
Conservation Biology, May 21-24, 2009, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
*	FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!
*	WEST AFRICAN MANATEE CONSERVATION PROGRAMME (Trichechus
senegalensis)
*	FINALIZATION OF THE NATIONAL DUGONG CONSERVATION STRATEGY AND ACTION
PLAN FOR INDONESIA
*	LOCAL NEWS from Australia, Senegal, and Alabama (USA)

Sirenews (ISSN 1017-3439) is the official newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Sirenia
Specialist Group.  Sirenews appears twice a year in April and October and is
edited by Cynthia R. Taylor, Wildlife Trust, 1601 3rd Street S., Suite F,
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA, and James A. Powell, Sea to Shore Alliance,
200 2nd Ave. S., #315, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Publication is supported by
the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission.  Submission deadlines are April 1 and
October 1. Material may be submitted by e-mail to: Cynthia Taylor
(taylor at wildlifetrust.org). 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Sirenews is an informal forum, not to be considered citable,
formally-published literature; it is NOT "peer-reviewed", and contributions
to it should not be quoted without the written permission of the author. The
opinions expressed are those of the writers and not necessarily those of
IUCN or other organizations. 

PDF Format: http://www.sirenian.org/sirenews/51APR2009.pdf
HTML Format:  http://www.sirenian.org/sirenews/51APR2009.html 

Back issues are archived by Sirenian International and can be downloaded
from http://www.sirenian.org/sirenews.html

Caryn Self-Sullivan, Ph.D.
President & Co-founder, Sirenian International
Temporary Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University
Mobile: 540.287.8207 | Fax: 540.242.9196
Email: caryns at sirenian.org OR cselfsullivan at georgiasouthern.edu

The mission of Sirenian International is to promote the long-term
conservation of manatee and dugong populations and our shared aquatic
habitats around the world through research, educational outreach, and
capacity building. Please remember us when budgeting for your charitable
donations. Adopt a Mermaid Ambassador or Donate online at
http://www.sirenian.org.


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