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MEDIA ADVISORY

September 12, 2012

Tribes and Commissioner Goldmark to hold summit

OLYMPIA – The Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is hosting the third annual Natural Resources Tribal Summit with representatives of 29 federally recognized tribes of Washington State.

Who: Washington Tribes and Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark 

What: 

Natural Resources Tribal Summit
* Media who plan to attend need to call ahead
When:

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 13, 2012
Followed by a traditional dinner 

Where: 

 

Suquamish Tribe, House of Awakened Culture
7235 NE Parkway
Suquamish, WA 98392  
Why:

Tribal leaders and Commissioner Goldmark will discuss and coordinate natural resource issues important to the tribes. 

Directions:   


From WA-3 Northbound or Southbound: Exit at WA-305 South toward Poulsbo/Bainbridge Island. After approximately 6.2 miles, turn left on the Suquamish Way NE. After 1.6 miles, Suquamish Way turns slightly right and becomes NE Parkway. The House of Awakened Culture is on the left.

DNR-managed state lands
Administered by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark, the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages more than 5 million acres of state-owned lands. Of these, 3 million acres are state trust lands that provide revenue for the construction of public schools statewide, universities, other state educational institutions. Trust land revenue also supports public services in many counties and contributes to the state General Fund. Forested trust lands provide clean water and diverse habitat; most are open for public access and recreation. DNR also is steward of 2.6 million acres of state-owned aquatic lands, and 144,000 acres of protected natural areas.

Media Contact: Bryan Flint, Director of Communications, 360-870-3853, bryan.flint@dnr.wa.gov

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