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Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 12:02pm
March 19, 2010 RE: Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriation for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Emerging Plant Pests Dear Chairwoman DeLauro and Ranking Member Kingston: We urge the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies to increase funding substantially for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Emerging Plant Pests program. A sharp increase in funding is necessary in order to ensure adequate funding...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 11:47am
March 19, 2010 Dear Chairman Moran and Ranking Member Simpson: The President's FY11 budget released on February 1st reflected some tough choices in the face of a freeze on domestic spending. Even in this tight budget climate, the undersigned organizations believe it is critically important to make solid investments in key federal programs that conserve and improve America's trees and forests on all-lands-rural and urban, public and private-in all states and U.S. territories. Doing so will spur...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010 Dear Chairperson Feinstein and Ranking Member Alexander: We urge the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies to appropriate adequate funding for the USDA Forest Service to manage non-native insects and plant diseases that threaten America's forests. We recommend an FY2011 appropriation of $145 million for the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Management Program. This level is about $7 million above the current level of funding.In addition, we ask that you...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010 Dear Chairman Moran and Ranking Member Simpson: We urge the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies to appropriate adequate funding for the USDA Forest Service to manage non-native insects and plant diseases that threaten America's forests. We recommend an FY2011 appropriation of $145 million for the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Management Program. This level is about $7 million above the current level of funding.In addition, we ask that you provide an...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010 Dear Chairwoman Feinstein, Chairman Dicks, Ranking Member Alexander and RankingMember Simpson: The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) represents city mayors, communitynonprofits, national associations, nursery and landscape professionals, urban planners,city managers, public works professionals, arborists, utility professionals, foresters,scientists, and others nationwide. Collectively, we are asking for your support for a$100 million appropriation for the US Forest...
Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, October 5, 2009 - 4:39pm
The Honorable Norm DicksChairmanSubcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related AgenciesCommittee on AppropriationsUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Diane FeinsteinChairmanSubcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related AgenciesCommittee on AppropriationsUnited States Senate The Honorable Mike SimpsonRanking MemberSubcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related AgenciesCommittee on AppropriationsUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Lamar AlexanderRanking...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 4:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Forest Science & Health Committee; Southern Group of State Foresters ISSUE OF CONCERN: Maintain maximum relevance and utility of the FIA program BACKGROUND: A current and accurate forest inventory is a threshold requirement if we are to conserve and restore all of America's forests. The inventory must address the rapidly emerging issues of climate change, carbon, biomass, and land use change. But portions of the nation's forests are not being inventoried, funding is...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 9:37am
Representative Rosa DeLauro, ChairwomanAgriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies SubcommitteeCommittee on AppropriationsU.S. House of Representatives2362-A Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515 Representative Jack Kingston, Ranking MemberAgriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies SubcommitteeCommittee on AppropriationsU.S. House of Representatives1016 Longworth House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515 Dear Chairwoman DeLauro and Ranking Member Kingston...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, April 23, 2009 - 9:29am
Written Public Testimony of Leah MacSwords, PresidentNational Association of State Foresters Submitted to the House Committee on AppropriationsSubcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies April 23, 2009 The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to submit written public testimony to the Committee regarding our appropriations recommendations for fiscal year 2010. Our priorities for Interior Appropriations center on the USDA Forest Service...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 - 3:43pm
Testimony of Leah W. MacSwordsPresident, National Association of State ForestersState Forester of KentuckyBefore the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Regarding Government Accountability Office Observations on a possible move of the U.S. Forest Service to the Department of the Interior February 24, 2009 INTRODUCTIONChairman Dicks, Ranking Member Simpson, Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to participate in today's oversight...