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CORAL REEFS TOPIC AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

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The Department of Planning and Natural Resources, along with the U.S. Department of Interior will hold an open meeting to educate Virgin Islanders about President Clinton's Coral Reef Initiative at 6 p.m. Monday at the Curriculum Center Conference Room in Kingshill.
The meeting will cover a variety of issues regarding coral reefs in the territory, including the mapping of submerged lands jurisdiction off the U.S. Virgin Islands, the state of coral reefs and associated natural resources off the Virgin Islands, and options for managing the protection and preservation of sensitive coral reef resources.
Representatives from the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Coastal Zone Management, and Department of Interior officials will be present.
The public is invited to attend. Comments, discussions, and questions are welcome.
Meetings are also scheduled for St. Thomas and St. John. For more information call 774- 3320.

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