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Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health Oversight Field Hearing in Missoula, Montana on: Western Catastrophic Wildfires: Prevention, Suppression, and Rehabilitation.
Saturday, September 16, 2000

washington, D.C.


Oversight Field Hearing in Missoula, Montana on: 
Western Catastrophic Wildfires: Prevention, Suppression, and Rehabilitation.

WITNESSES

PANEL ONE

 

  • The Honorable Marc Racicot, Governor, State of Montana

 

PANEL TWO

 

  • Mr. Stanly B. Davis, Mayor, City of Salmon 
    Salmon, ID

     

  • Mr. Tom Costen 
    Hamilton, MT

     

PANEL THREE

 

  • Mr. Skip Hegman, III, R1 Vice President 
    Forest Service Council 
    National Federation of Federal Employees

     

  • Mr. Fred Ebel, President, Society of American Foresters 
    Bethesda, MD

     

  • Mr. Bob Ekey, Northern Rockies Regional Director 
    The Wilderness Society 
    Missoula, MT 
    Attachment report by ecologists Rick Brown and Greg Aplet, Ph.D., titled, Restoring Forests and reducing fire danger in the Intermountain West with thinning and fire

     

PANEL FOUR

 

  • Dr. Carl Fiedler, Associate Professor, Silviculture and Forest Ecology, School of Forestry 
    University of Montana
      Accompanied by: 
      Mr. Chuck Keegan 
      Forest Industry and Manufacturing Research Program

       

  • Dr. Perry Brown, Dean, School of Forestry 
    University of Montana
      Accompanied by: 
      Dr. Ronald Wakimoto 
      Professor of Forest Fire Science

PANEL FIVE

 

  • Mr. Dale Bosworth, Regional Forester 
    Missoula, MT

     

  • Mr. Jack A. Blackwell, Regional Forester 
    Ogden, UT

     

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