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For Release: Monday, July 25, 2022

Media Advisory - DEC Shark Week Event

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is hosting a virtual media availability with marine resources experts today as part of the annual commemoration of "Shark Week" happening all this week. During Shark Week, DEC highlights different species of sharks found in New York's waters and explores these fascinating and often misunderstood sea creatures.

WHAT: Media availability with DEC experts Jim Gilmore, DEC Director of Marine Resources, and Chris Scott, Supervising Marine Biologist and New York State's leading expert on sharks

WHEN: July 25, 2022, at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Via Zoom (leaves DEC website).

Meeting ID: 847 1135 1105

Passcode: 8ZHEbB

Follow along this Shark Week on DEC's social media accounts and learn more about sharks in New York by visiting the DEC's website for more information.

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