• To kick off the Committee’s commemoration of
Endangered Species Day, the Committee hosted an informative teleseminar
with Michael J. Bean, Counselor to the Assistant Secretary for Fish and
Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior.
• In honor of Endangered Species Day, the
Committee published an article (by Allie Diamond and Ashlee Cartwright),
“The Past, Present and Future of the Endangered Species
Act,” in Electronically In Touch, the monthly e-newsletter of the
NYSBA Young Lawyers Section.
• The winner of the Committee’s First Annual
National Animal Law Student Writing Competition Laurel McNeill’s
article, “Giant Steps: The African Elephant and The United
States’ Effect on the Survival of the Species,” and
“Understanding ‘CITES’: The Convention on
International Trade in Endangered Species,” by Kris M. McConville,
which can be found in the October 2009 edition of the Committee’s
Official Publication, Laws & Paws, at: http://www.nysba.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Laws_and_Paws&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=32646.