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Examining Opportunities to Promote and Enhance Tribal Forest Management | Federal Lands Subcommittee

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold an oversight hearing titled “Examining Opportunities to Promote and Enhance Tribal Forest Management.”

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel I (Administration Officials): 

Mr. John Crockett
Associate Deputy Chief—State
Private, and Tribal Forestry
U.S. Forest Service
Washington, D.C. 

Mr. Bodie Shaw
Deputy Regional Director—Trust Services (Northwest Region)
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Portland, OR 

Panel II (Expert Witnesses): 

The Hon. Robert Rice
Council Member
Mescalero Apache Tribe
Mescalero, NM 

Mr. Michael Skenadore
Menominee Tribal Enterprise
Keshena, WI 

Mr. Cody Desautel
Intertribal Timber Council (Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation)
Nespelem, WA 

Mr. Phil Rigdon
Vice President
Intertribal Timber Council (Yakama Nation)
Toppenish, WA

Ms. Dawn Blake
Yurok Tribal Forestry Department
Klamath, CA [Minority witness]