Livestreams Next Week: Tribal Health Bills, Civilian Climate Corps on Tuesday, Conservation Agencies Budget Hearing on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. – The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week.

Tuesday, July 20

Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States

The Subcommittee, led by Chair Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

H.R. 442 (Young), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act

H.R. 3496 (Gallego), Urban Indian Health Providers Facilities Improvement Act


  • Sonya M. Tetnowski (H.R. 3496)

Board President-Elect

National Council of Urban Indian Health

  • Michael E. Douglas (H.R. 442 – Minority Witness)

Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

When: 12:00 p.m. Eastern time

Watch Live: https://youtu.be/YxqUa-K5H6o

Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

The Subcommittee, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a hearing titled Examining the Potential for a Civilian Climate Corps. The hearing comes as Congress considers funding for a federal public lands and climate protection workforce.


  • Tonya Gayle

Executive Director

Green City Force

  • Chas Robles

Corps Director

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps

  • Scott Segerstrom

Executive Director

Colorado Youth Corps Association

  • LaJuan D. Tucker

Environmental Program Coordinator

Wildlife Austin and the Austin Nature Preservation System

  • Tate Watkins (minority witness)

Research Fellow

Property and Environment Research Center 

When: 3:00 p.m. Eastern time

Watch Live: https://youtu.be/NX1ddVS02q8

Wednesday, July 21

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

The Subcommittee, led by Chair Jared Huffman (D-Colo.), will hold a hearing titled Examining the President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


  • David Palumbo

Deputy Commissioner of Operations

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation)

  • Dr. Don Cline

Associate Director, Water Resources

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

  • Dr. Richard W. Spinrad


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

  • Stephen D. Guertin

Deputy Director

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

The Biden budget proposal increases funding over the fiscal year 2021 enacted levels for many key climate and environmental conservation programs. The hearing will focus on how Congress can best support those programs and ensure federal agencies meet their climate and conservation goals.

When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern time

Watch Live: https://youtu.be/asJLsaTBiNM

Press Contact

Media Contact: Adam Sarvana

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