Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing

March 1, 2006
02:30 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
The purpose of the hearing is to review the role of the Forest Service and other Federal agencies in protecting the health and welfare of foreign guest workers carrying out tree planting and other service contracts on National Forest System lands, and to consider related Forest Service guidance and contract modifications issued in recent weeks.

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Witness Panel 1

  • Hon. Victoria Lipnic

    Department of Labor
  • Hon. Mark Rey

    Undersecretary of Natural Resources and the Environment
    Department of Agriculture

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Lynn Jungwirth

    Watershed Research and Training Center
  • Dr. Cassandra Moseley

    Director of the Ecosystem Workforce Program
    Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon
  • Ms. Cindy Wood

    Wood's Fire and Emergency Services, Inc.
  • Mr. Michael Dale

    Northwest Workers' Justice Project