Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing

May 10, 2006
02:30 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony of the following bills: S. 906, to promote wildland firefighter safety; S. 2003, to make permanent the authorization for watershed restoration and enhancement agreements; H.R. 585, to require Federal land managers to support, and to communicate, coordinate, and cooperate with, designated gateway communities, to improve the ability of gateway communities to participate in Federal land management planning conducted by the Forest Service and agencies of the Department of the Interior, and to respond to the impacts of the public use of the Federal lands administered by these agencies, and for other purposes; and H.R. 3981, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out certain land exchanges involving small parcels of National Forest System land in the Tahoe National Forest in the State of California, and for other purposes.

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Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable George Radanovich

    U.S. House of Representatives
  • Mr. Joel Holtrop

    Deputy Chief of the National Forest System
    Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Chris Kearney

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Policy Management and Budget
    Department of the Interior

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Steve Duerr

    Former Executive Director
    Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Bob Warren

    National Alliance of Gateway Communities