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Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health Oversight Hearing on "Restoration after Recent Hurricanes and other Natural Disasters: Federal Role in Recovery after Catastrophic Events Affecting Forest Lands"
Friday, October 7, 2005 9:00 AM



SUBCOMMITTEE ON FORESTS AND FOREST HEALTH
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Friday, October 7, 2005
9:00 a.m.

OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "Restoration after Recent Hurricanes and other Natural Disasters: Federal Role in Recovery after Catastrophic Events Affecting Forest Lands"

WITNESSES & TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Lynn Scarlet
Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management, and Budget
U.S. Department of the Interior
Accompanied by Larry Parkinson
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Law Enforcement
U.S. Department of the Interior

Dale Bosworth
Chief
USDA Forest Service

Panel II

Max Peterson
Former Chief
USDA Forest Service
Member, Board of Directors
National Association of Forest Service Retirees

Larry Jarrett
Natural Resource Initiative of North Mississippi

Everard Baker
State Forester (Acting)
State of Mississippi

Buck Vandersteen
Executive Director
Louisiana Forestry Association

Panel III

James Cummins
Executive Director
Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Bruce Alt
Executive Vice President
Mississippi Forestry Association

Robert Mitchell
Scientist
Joseph E. Jones Ecological Research Center

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