Superstorm Sandy Animal and Agriculture Response: Lessons Learned for Improved Planning is a 60-minute webinar hosted by EDEN's S-CAP team. The webinar will provide an environment for local, state, tribal, and federal agricultural emergency planning and exercise stakeholders to exchange ideas across disciplinary and jurisdictional liines, understand lessons learned, and identify best practices to implement in future emergencies. Topics include: equine/large animal state and local response (Ann Swinker, Penn. State), utilizing Extension for effective reporting (Keith Tidball, Cornell), Using situational reports in agricultural disasters (Dave Chico, NY Dept. of Ag), and multidisciplinary response to companion animal sheltering (Anne McCann, APHIS, Dave Chico, and Roy McCallister, WV Dept. of Ag.)
Please register (http://eden.lsu.edu/s-cap/registration) to reserve your place at the webinar online and to be contacted with a link to the archived webinar.
Everyone is welcome to attend, especially federal, state, tribal and local stakeholders and agency representatives; Cooperative Extension System personnel; non-governmental agency representatives; and agricultural and food commodity/industry stakeholders and organizational representatives.
The webinar report is available on the EDEN website.
Ann Swinker, Keith Tidball
Created by Virginia White