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Audubon of Florida Chair Appointed to Lead Federal Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force

posted on October 25, 2010 in Gulf Oil Spill,Media

John HankinsonAudubon of Florida commended the appointment today of John H. Hankinson, Jr. as Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.

Hankinson is currently the Chairman of the Audubon of Florida Board of Directors and has served on the board for the past five years. He is a veteran problem solver who has the skills to bring people together and a strong commitment to coastal conservation. Through Audubon, he provided important leadership on the organization’s effective response to the Gulf Oil Spill.

“John has worked with us through the spill and before to make a healthy and resilient Gulf Coast a priority,” Audubon’s Florida State Director Eric Draper said.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made the announcement today.

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  1. […] Audubon of Florida Chair appointed to lead Federal Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force (Audubon of Florida) […]

    Pingback by Audubon of Florida Chair appointed to lead Federal Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force « Florida's Enviro-Wire — October 26, 2010 @ 10:43 am

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  3. […] The magnificent orange and white beach, no longer scarred by tire ruts from automobiles, is an incredible natural resource for wildlife and citizens.  Later, we headed up to the Hankinson’s home and warmed up with oyster soup, music and lively conversation. It is with some sadness for Audubon that we bid John good-bye from his Audubon of Florida Board chairmanship position, as he begins his new appointment leading the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force. […]

    Pingback by Audubon Director Eric Draper Explores Florida's First Coast | Audubon of Florida News — November 17, 2010 @ 7:18 am

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