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Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1054, H.R. 2213, H.R. 3433, and H.R. 3537
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON INSULAR AFFAIRS, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
10:00 a.m.







LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 1054 (D. Young), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
  • H.R. 2213 (Kind), To reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.   
  • H.R. 3433 (Wittman), To amend the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to establish requirements regarding payment of the non-Federal share of the costs of wetlands conservation projects in Canada that are funded under that Act, and for other purposes. 
  • H.R. 3537 (Ortiz), To amend and reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994.  "Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Reauthorization Act of 2009"

WITNESSES & TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Rowan Gould, Ph.D.
Deputy Director for Operations
United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Howard M. Crystal
Partner
Meyer Glitzenstein and Crystal

Michael Markarian
Chief Operating Officer
Humane Society of the United States

Roger Oerter
Major, USAF, retired

William Moritz, Ph.D.
Director
Department of Science-Based Conservation Programs and Research
Safari Club International Foundation

Panel II

Paul Schmidt
Assistant Director
Migratory Birds
United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Scott A. Sutherland
Director of the Governmental Affairs Office
Ducks Unlimited

Michael Daulton
Legislative Director
National Audubon Society

Darin Schroeder
Vice President of Conservation Advocacy
American Bird Conservancy

Lisa Cutchin
Teacher
St. John Regional Catholic School

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