ADVISORY: Heinrich To Participate In Oversight Hearing On Federal Wildland Fire Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, will participate in a full committee hearing to explore ways to improve federal wildland fire management on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Members of the committee will question and receive testimony from the witnesses listed below. The hearing will be streamed live online

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)

WHAT: U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing to explore ways to improve federal wildland fire management

WHEN: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. MT

WHERE: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building and via live stream

WITNESSES

The Honorable Thomas Tidwell, Chief
U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ms. Kim Thorsen, Deputy Assistant Secretary
Law Enforcement, Security, Emergency Management and Wildland Fire, U.S. Department of the Interior

Mr. Chris Topik, Director
Restoring America's Forests, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA

Ms. Lynn Jungwirth, Senior Fellow
The Watershed Research and Training Center, Hayfork, CA

Mr. Doug Decker, Oregon State Forester
Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR

Ms. Diane Vosick, Director
Policy and Partnerships of the Northern Arizona University's Ecological Restoration Institute, Flagstaff, AZ