Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands Hearing on: H.R. 2125, H.R. 3950, H.R. 3963, H.R. 4144, H.R. 4211, H.R. 4230, H.R. 4287
Tuesday, July 28, 1998

washington, D.C.



Hearing on: 
H.R. 2125, to authorize the appropriations for the Coastal Heritage Trail Route in New Jersey.
H.R. 3950, the Otay Mountain Wilderness Act of 1998.
H.R. 3963, to establish terms and conditions under which the Secretary of the Interior shall convey leaseholds in certain properties around Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Montana. 
H.R. 4144, The Cumberland Island Preservation Act. 
H.R. 4211, to establish the Tuskegee Airman National Historic Site, in association with the Tuskegee University, in the State of Alabama.
H.R. 4230, to provide for a land exchange involving the El Portal Administrative Site of the Department of the Interior in the State of California. 
H.R. 4287, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Boundary Adjustments Act. 

Witnesses

Panel I
Eluid L. Martinez (H.R. 3963)
Commissioner
Bureau of Reclamation

 

    accompanied by: 
    Larry Todd
    Acting Regional Director for the Great Plains Region
    Bureau of Reclamation

Tom Fry (H.R. 3950, H.R. 4287)
Deputy Director
Bureau of Land Management

Katherine Stevenson (H.R. 2125, H.R. 4144, H.R. 4211, H.R. 4230)
Associate Director
Stewardship and Partnerships -- National Park Service

Panel II 
Thomas A. Budewitz (HR 3963)
(representing Broadwater county, Montana)

Bob Robinson (HR 3963)
President
Canyon Ferry Recreation Association Cabin
Site Acquisition Subcommittee

Virgil Binkley (HR 3963)
President - Broadwater Rod and Gun Club
Board Member - Canyon Ferry Fishing Association
Member - Broadwater Stream and Lake Committee

Darrell Knuffke (H.R. 3950)
Vice President of Regional Conservation
The Wilderness Society

Jerry Fischer (H.R. 4230)
President/CEO
Yosemite Motels

Panel III
Benjamin F. Payton, Ph.D. (H.R. 4211)
Office of the President
Tuskegee University

Greg Paxton (H.R. 4144)
President/CEO
Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

Don Barger (H.R. 4144)
Southeast Regional Director
National Parks and Conservation Association

Jane Morton Galetto (H.R. 2125)
President
Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River
and its Tributaries, Inc.

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