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National Park Service Testimony

108th Congress
1st Session 2003

 

January 2003

STATEMENT OF DONALD W. MURPHY, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE, REGARDING U.S. BORDERS: SAFE OR SIEVE

March 2003

STATEMENT OF deTEEL PATTERSON TILLER, ACTING ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 425, TO REVISE THE BOUNDARY OF WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK IN THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
STATEMENT OF deTEEL PATTERSON TILLER, ACTING ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 164, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY OF SITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE LIFE OF CESAR ESTRADA CHAVEZ AND THE FARM LABOR MOVEMENT
STATEMENT OF deTEEL PATTERSON TILLER, ACTING ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, ON S. 328, A BILL TO DESIGNATE CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK IN THE STATE OF MARYLAND AS THE "CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
STATEMENT OF deTEEL PATTERSON TILLER, ACTING ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, CONCERNING S. 347 TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR AND THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO CONDUCT A JOINT SPECIAL RESOURCES STUDY TO EVALUATE THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING THE RIM OF THE VALLEY CORRIDOR AS A UNIT OF THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
STATEMENT OF WILLIAM WELLMAN, SUPERINTENDENT, ORGAN PIPE CACTUS NATIONAL MONUMENT, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE GOVERNMENT REFORM SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE, DRUG POLICY, AND HUMAN RESOURCES, REGARDING THE IMPACT OF THE DRUG TRADE ON BORDER SECURITY AND NATIONAL PARKS
STATEMENT OF PAUL HOFFMAN, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY, FISH AND WILDLIFE AND PARKS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING THE OVERSIGHT OF THE NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA PROGRAM

April 2003

STATEMENT OF JEFFREY TAYLOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE AND CONGRESSIONAL AFFAIRS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 437, TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF COLTSVILLE IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT FOR POTENTIAL INCLUSION IN THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM
STATEMENT OF JEFFREY TAYLOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE AND CONGRESSIONAL AFFAIRS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1113, TO AUTHORIZE AN EXCHANGE OF LAND AT FORT FREDERICA NATIONAL MONUMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
STATEMENT OF TERESA C. CHAMBERS, CHIEF, UNITED STATES PARK POLICE, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE GOVERNMENT REFORM COMMITTEE, REGARDING EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL
STATEMENT OF FRANK DECKERT, SUPERINTENDENT, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE GOVERNMENT REFORM SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE, DRUG POLICY, AND HUMAN RESOURCES, REGARDING THE IMPACT OF THE DRUG TRADE ON BORDER SECURITY AND NATIONAL PARKS
TESTIMONY OF DR. JAMES TATE, JR., SCIENCE ADVISOR, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE SUB-COMMITTEES ON FISHERIES CONSERVATION, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE AND NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS ON INVASIVE SPECIES OVERSIGHT ISSUES

May 2003

STATEMENT BY D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RECREATION, CONCERNING S. 324, TO AMEND THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT TO CLARIFY FEDERAL AUTHORITY RELATING TO LAND ACQUISITION FROM WILLING SELLERS FOR CERTAIN TRAILS IN THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RECREATION, CONCERNING S. 635, TO AMEND THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT TO UPDATE THE FEASIBILITY AND SUITABILITY STUDIES OF 4 NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAILS.
STATEMENT BY D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RECREATION, CONCERNING S. 651, TO AMEND THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT TO CLARIFY FEDERAL AUTHORITY RELATING TO LAND ACQUISITION FROM WILLING SELLERS FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE TRAILS IN THE SYSTEM.
STATEMENT BY D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RECREATION, CONCERNING S. 634, TO AMEND THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CARRY OUT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBIITY OF DESIGNATING THE TRAIL OF THE ANCIENTS AS A NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.
STATEMENT OF SUE MASICA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 452, TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A THEME STUDY TO IDENTIFY SITES AND RESOURCES TO COMMEMORATE AND INTERPRET THE COLD WAR.
STATEMENT OF SUE MASICA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 500, TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO STUDY CERTAIN SITES IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT OF BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA, RELATING TO THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA.
STATEMENT OF SUE MASICA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 601 AND H.R. 733, TO AUTHORIZE ACQUISITION OF THE McLOUGHLIN HOUSE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IN OREGON CITY, OREGON, FOR INCLUSION IN THE FORT VANCOUVER NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
STATEMENT OF SUE MASICA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PARK PLANNING, FACILIITES AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING S. 612 and H.R.788, TO REVISE THE BOUNDARY OF THE GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA IN THE STATES OF UTAH AND ARIZONA.
STATEMENT OF SUE MASICA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, CONCERNING S. 630 AND H.R. 519, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY OF THE SAN GABRIEL RIVER WATERSHED IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF ARTHUR STEWART, SUPERINTENDENT, VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A VETERANS' CEMETERY IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1442, TO AUTHORIZE THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A VISITOR CENTER FOR THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

June 2003

STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 470, TO GRANT A THREE YEAR EXTENSION OF THE AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., MEMORIAL, IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 1076, TO AUTHORIZE THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF AN EDUCATION CENTER AT OR NEAR THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING S. 296, TO REQUIRE A REPORT TO CONGRESS REGARDING THE REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE INSCRIPTION OF VETERANS' NAMES ON THE MEMORIAL WALL OF THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL.
STATEMENT OF DE TEEL PATTERSON TILLER, ACTING ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS, HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND ON PRIVATE PROPERTY PROTECTION UNDER THE NATIONAL HSTORIC PRESERVATION ACT.
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 643, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, TO CONSTRUCT AND OCCUPY A PORTION OF THE HIBBEN CENTER FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1012, A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE CARTER G. WOODSON HOME NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 677, TO REVISE THE BOUNDARY OF THE BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON NATIONAL PARK AND GUNNISON GORGE NATIONAL CONSERVATION AREA IN THE STATE OF COLORADO, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 499, TO AUTHORIZE THE AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA A MEMORIAL TO HONOR THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS.
STATEMENT OF D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 1060 AND H.R. 1577, TO DESIGNATE THE VISITOR CENTER AT ORGAN PIPE CACTUS NATIONAL MONUMENT IN ARIZONA AS THE 'KRIS EGGLE VISITOR CENTER' AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF CHRISTOPHER KEARNEY, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLICY, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, AND RECREATION SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING S. 546, THE PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION ACT.
STATEMENT BY D. THOMAS ROSS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RECREATION, CONCERNING H.R. 255, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO GRANT AN EASEMENT TO FACILITATE ACCESS TO THE LEWIS AND CLARK INTERPRETATIVE CENTER IN NEBRASKA CITY, NEBRASKA.
TESTIMONY OF MATT HOGAN, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES CONSERVATION, WILDLIFE AND OCEANS, REGARDING H.R. 1006, THE "CAPTIVE WILDLIFE SAFETY ACT" AND H.R. 1472, THE "DON'T FEED THE BEARS ACT".
STATEMENT OF A. DURAND JONES, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1616, TO AUTHORIZE THE EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JUNIOR, NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE FOR LANDS OWNED BY THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DURAND JONES, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS, ON H.R. 1964, A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE HIGHLANDS STEWARDSHIP AREA IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PENNSYLVANIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF MICHAEL D. OLSEN COUNSELOR TO THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY - INDIAN AFFAIRS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON H.R. 1409, THE "EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS LAND EXCHANGE ACT OF 2002".
STATEMENT OF ROBERT J. LAMB, SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF POLICY, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES, CONSERVATION, WILDLIFE, AND OCEANS AND THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON FORESTS AND FOREST HEALTH HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 2416, THE PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION ACT.
STATEMENT OF CHARLES G. GROAT, DIRECTOR, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON FORESTS AND FOREST HEALTH AND THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES CONSERVATION, WILDLIFE AND OCEANS COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON H.R. 2057, THE "CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE SUPPORT FOR STATES ACT OF 2003".
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS, ON H.R. 1521, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL LANDS TO BE INCLUDED WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD NATIONAL MEMORIAL IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H. R. 2055, TO AMEND PUBLIC LAW 89-366 TO ALLOW FOR AN ADJUSTMENT IN THE NUMBER OF FREE ROAMING HORSES PERMITTED IN CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE.

July 2003

OVERSIGHT STATEMENT OF DONALD W. MURPHY, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, ON THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE BACKLOG IN DEFERRED MAINTENANCE AND RELATED ISSUES
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES CONCERNING H.R. 1289, TO ESTABLISH THE NATIONAL PARKS INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MERCED.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 408, TO PROVIDE FOR EXPANSION OF SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE.
STATEMENT OF P. DANIEL SMITH, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, CONCERNING H.R. 532, THE RANCHO CORRAL de TIERRA GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 2003.
STATEMENT OF JON JARVIS, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS, HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 546, TO REVISE THE BOUNDARY OF THE KALOKO-HONOKOHAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF JON JARVIS, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE RESOURCE COMMITTEE CONCERNING H.R. 2715, TO PROVIDE FOR NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO FACILITIES AT YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
STATEMENT OF JON JARVIS, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 2457, TO AUTHORIZE FUNDS FOR AN EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR THE CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS NATIONAL MONUMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF FRAN MAINELLA, DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING AN OVERSIGHT HEARING ON THE COMPETITIVE SOURCING EFFORT WITHIN THE NATIONAL PARK SERVCE.

September 2003

STATEMENT OF P. LYNN SCARLETT, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLICY, MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 1107, TO ENHANCE THE RECREATIONAL FEE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM FOR THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.

STATEMENT OF RICHARD G. RING, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS PRACTICES, AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 808, TO PROVIDE FOR EXPANSION OF SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE.
STATEMENT OF RICHARD RING, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS PRACTICES, AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 620, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOLS WITHIN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.
STATEMENT OF J. T. REYNOLDS, SUPERINTENDENT, DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, RECREATION AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES, ON THE IMPACT OF LAND ACQUISITIONS ON THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE MAINTENANCE BACKLOG, ITS PRIORITIES, AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES

 

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