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House Proceeding 09-22-09 on Sep 22nd, 2009 :: 1:04:25 to 1:09:30
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Charles W. Dent

1:04:21 to 1:04:42( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: outstanding leadership in proposing this legislate and i want to join with him on congratulating the sanctuary on its 75th birthday. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from game. ms. bordallo: i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah.

Charles W. Dent

1:04:25 to 1:09:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles W. Dent

1:04:43 to 1:05:07( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: mr. chaffetz: i yield as much time as he may consume to the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. dent. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. dent: i rise today in strong support of this resolution which i introduced with my colleague from pennsylvania, tim holden. this fall, hawk mountain sang chir, located in beautiful

Charles W. Dent

1:05:08 to 1:05:28( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: burke county, pennsylvania. it's the world's first refuge for birds of prey. it has a rich history in pennsylvania and has become one of the preeminent wildlife sanctuaries in the united states. in 1934, noted wildlife conservationist rosalee edge was drawn to the area after learning large numbers of hawks

Charles W. Dent

1:05:29 to 1:05:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: were being killed as they migrated along the appalachian mountains. after this initial visit, edge leased 1,400 aches of the ridge for a more than $500 and opened it to the public as a place for local residents to view birtsdz of prey in their -- birds of prey in their natural habitat. later the land was deeded to

Charles W. Dent

1:05:51 to 1:06:12( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: the hawk mountain sanctuary which oversaw the land and protection of the wildlife. since its modest beginnings in the 1930's, houk -- hawk mountain has remained a year-ound sanctuary. today, 16 full-time employ and a volunteer work forest of

Charles W. Dent

1:06:13 to 1:06:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: over 200 dedicated members help educate thousands of visitors each year about the value of of eastern pennsylvania. with a goal of providing a unique and engaging educational experience for its visitors, hawk mountain offers weekend programs for its residents, guided programs for students

Charles W. Dent

1:06:41 to 1:07:03( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: an groups and educational oppounities for groups. the volunteers have contributed greatly to the effective conservation practices that help preserve vital ecosystems throughout the world. the sanctuary staff works with world class scientists, conservations, graduate students and interns to collect and analyze important

Charles W. Dent

1:07:04 to 1:07:25( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: information and test new conservation strategies. the natural beauty and value of hawk mountains of the achiements of the devoted staff have not gone unnoticed. in 1965, it was registered as a national landmark but the u.s. department of the interior, ranking it as one of the best

Charles W. Dent

1:07:26 to 1:07:46( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: examples of biological and geographical features in america. over 20 years late eric it received the chevron conservation award, which recognizescy cant contributions to the preservation of natural resources in the united states. mr. speaker, today's consideration of the resolution couldn't come at a more appropriate time. during the autumn months,

Charles W. Dent

1:07:47 to 1:08:09( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: visitors to hawk mountain have the opportunity to view numerous raptors of various species as they participate in their yearly migration through pennsylvania. currently they're in the midst of their annual hawk watch which runs from august 17 to december 15. in this period, theing an chair

Charles W. Dent

1:08:10 to 1:08:30( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: records the number of raptors migrating past its look out. they spotted 26 ospreys, four bald eagles and a single falcon in the skies over burk county. hawk mountain provides a remarkable chance for bird enthusiasts and novices alike to view sometimes rare bird

Charles W. Dent

1:08:31 to 1:08:52( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: species. i commend hawk mountain for its contributions, its -- i applaud the sanctuary for its dedication to educating the american public and international community about wildlife conservation. in fact, a sill bration of hawk mountain's 75th anniversary was

Charles W. Dent

1:08:53 to 1:09:14( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: declared a week ago saturday, on september 12. it was a joyous occasion for al who attended. i know i enjoyed it thoroughly as did hundreds of others who came to celebrate time at hawk mountain. join me in suting hawk mountain on its 75th anniversary and wish the sanctuary and its staff many,

Charles W. Dent

1:09:15 to 1:09:30( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: many more years of achievement and wish the visitors happy and engaging times there. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: i have no additional requests for time and inquire of the minority whether they have additional speakers?

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