Full Committee Hearing to Examine the 2018 Wildland Fire Outlook and Wildland Fire Management Programs

June 5, 2018
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the 2018 Wildland Fire Outlook and the Wildland Fire Management Programs at the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service. 

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Ms. Vicki Christiansen

    Interim Chief, U.S. Forest Service
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Jeff Rupert

    Director, Office of Wildland Fire
    U.S. Department of the Interior