Senate committee to seek input about wildfire funding from animal and water organizations

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The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. ET, November 5 to hear expert testimony about the impact of the federal wildfire budget on natural resources. The list of people who will provide advice to the committee primarily includes individuals from organizations involved with animals and water.

  • Dan Dessecker, Director of Conservation Policy, Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society, Rice Lake, Wis.
  • William R. Dougan, National President, National Federation of Federal Employees, Washington, D.C.
  • Ken Stewart, Chair, Board of Trustees, American Forest Foundation, Marietta, Ga.
  • Chris Treese, Manager, External Affairs Department, Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colorado River District), Glenwood Springs, Colo.
  • Chris Wood, President & CEO, Trout Unlimited, Arlington, Va.

The hearing will take place in room 328A in the Russell Senate Office Building in D.C. It will be televised; more information is available at the committee’s web site.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.