Improving Forest Health & Socioeconomic Opportunities on the Nation’s Forest System

Full Committee Hearing

March 24, 2015
10:00 AM

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing to receive testimony on management reforms to improve forest health and socioeconomic opportunities on the nation’s forest system.   

The hearing will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at 10 a.m. in room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The hearing will be webcast live here on the energy panel’s website. 

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Opening Remarks

Member Statements

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Robert Bonnie

    Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Brian Brown

    Alcan Forest Products LP
  • Mr. Carlton Owen

    Chief Executive Officer
    U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc.
  • Mr. Mark L. Peck

    District No. One, Libby, MT
  • Mr. Duane Vaagen

    Vaagen Brothers Lumber