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Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4195, H.R. 5192, H.R. 5388, and H.R. 5494
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:00 AM

1334 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS
1334 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, June 24, 2010
10:00 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 4195 (Farr), To authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 5192 (Lummis), To require the Secretary of Agriculture to designate national forests or portions of national forests in western States as locations for demonstration projects to prevent or mitigate the effect of pine beetle infestations and conduct forest restoration activities, to authorize the emergency removal of dead and dying trees to address public safety risks in western States, to make permanent the stewardship contracting authorities available to the Forest Service, and for other purposes. (Forest Ecosystem Recovery and Protection Act)
  • H.R. 5388 (Heinrich), To expand the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico.
  • H.R. 5494 (Norton), To direct the Director of the National Park Service and the Secretary of the Interior to transfer certain properties to the District of Columbia.

WITNESSES & TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Representative Thomas Petri (WI-06) (H.R. 4195)

Representative Sam Farr (CA-17) (H.R. 4195)

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) (H.R. 5494)

Panel II

Jay Jensen
Deputy Undersecretary
U.S. Forest Service

Peter May
Associate Regional Director for Lands, Resources and Planning
National Capital Region
National Park Service

Valerie Santos
Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Washington, DC

Panel III

Bill Crapser
Wyoming State Forester
Society of American Foresters
Cheyenne, WY 

Nathaniel Lawrence
Director
Forestry Project
Natural Resources Defense Council

Stephen Capra
Executive Director
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

Roger K. Lewis, FAIA
Professor Emeritus
University of Maryland School of Architecture

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