FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending forestry legislation

February 6, 2014
09:30 AM
SD-366 Senate Dirksen Building

The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:

  • S. 1784, the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013
  • S. 1966, the National Forest Jobs and Management Act of 2014

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Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Peter DeFazio

    U.S. Representative

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Thomas Tidwell

    U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Steve Ellis

    Acting Deputy Director for Operations
    Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Jerry F. Franklin

    Professor of Ecosystem Analysis, College of Forest Resources
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Mr. Mike Matz

    Director, U.S. Public Lands
    The Pew Charitable Trusts, Durango, CO
  • The Honorable Sid Leiken

    Commissioner, Lane County
    Eugene, OR
  • Mr. Andrew Miller

    President and CEO, Stimson Lumber
    Portland, OR
  • Mr. Dale Riddle

    Senior Vice President Legal Affairs, Seneca Sawmill
    Eugene, OR
  • The Honorable Doug Robertson

    President, Association of O&C Counties
    Douglas County Commissioner, Roseburg, OR
  • Mr. Sean Stevens

    Executive Director, Oregon Wild
    Portland, OR

Witness Panel 3

  • Mr. Clint Georg

    Partner, Saratoga Forest Management
    Saratoga, WY
  • Dr. Mike Dombeck

    Professor of Global Conservation, University of Wisconsin
    Stevens Point, WI