Media Advisory: Congressman Kevin Cramer to Join Scientists and Officials for 50th Anniversary Celebration at Jamestown Science Center

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U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer will join leaders from the U.S. Geological Survey and other state and local officials for a 50th anniversary ceremony at the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) in Jamestown, North Dakota, this Friday. 

U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer will join leaders from the U.S. Geological Survey and other state and local officials for a 50th anniversary ceremony at the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) in Jamestown, North Dakota, this Friday. 

For more than 50 years, scientists at the Jamestown facility have been studying issues of importance to the northern Great Plains including waterfowl and grassland management, sandhill crane populations, invasive species, wolf recovery and saving honey bees and pollinators. The USGS NPWRC is an internationally respected center of excellence in migratory bird and wetlands research through its many field studies conducted throughout the Prairie Pothole Region. 

What: Reporters are invited to join scientists and Congressional officials for an historic 50th anniversary celebration of the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center.

Who: U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer
USGS Acting Director Suzette Kimball
Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen
Representatives for U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp
Other federal and state officials and science leaders

When: Friday, August 21, 2015
10:30 a.m. ceremony
11:30 a.m. meet-and-greet and poster presentations, including an opportunity to speak with scientists

Where:  USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
8711 37th Street Southeast, Jamestown (map)

Further information about the 50th anniversary event is available online.

To meet crucial science challenges in the United States and beyond, USGS NPWRC scientists collaborate with researchers from across the nation and the world.