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April 11, 2012
Ruth Jacobs, USGS 541-750-1047
Mark Floyd, OSU 541-737-0788

Scientist to Discuss Barred and Spotted Owl Interactions at Media Availability

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CORVALLIS, Ore. — On Thursday, April 12th, Dr. David Wiens will discuss results of his barred and spotted owl research that looks at how the two birds spatially overlap and interact in the forests of the northwest. 

The information to be presented is the result of a research partnership led by the U.S. Geological Survey that included OSU, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Department of Forestry, and Boise State University.

Who: Members of the media. Credentials required.

What: Media Availability with Dr. David Wiens, Research Wildlife Biologist, who will discuss the release of his new report. 

When: April 12, 2012 at 10 a.m. PST

Where: USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, 777 NW 9th Street, Suite 200, Corvallis, Ore.

Call-in Line: 1-855-547-8255  Code: 74938
News media can call in and listen to the availability remotely. Media are asked not to put their phones on hold and to please mute their lines. Call-in lines will also be muted from the main line, and unmuted once we reach the question-and-answer portion of the availability.

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