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National Park Service Testimony

111th Congress
1st Session - 2009

 

JANUARY 2009

STATEMENT OF SENATOR KEN SALAZAR, NOMINEE TO BE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.

 

FEBRUARY 2009

TESTIMONY OF NIKOLAO I. PULA, JR ACTING DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR FOR INSULAR AFFAIRS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INSULAR AFFAIRS, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE REGARDING H.R. 860 THE CORAL REEF CONSERVATION ACT REAUTHORIZATION AND ENHANCEMENT AMENDMENTS OF 2009.

 

MARCH 2009

STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 715, TO EXPAND THE BOUNDARY OF SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK, TO STUDY ADDITIONAL LAND FOR FUTURE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE BOUNDARY OF THE PARK, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DR. THOMAS R. ARMSTRONG, SENIOR ADVISOR FOR GLOBAL CHANGE PROGRAMS, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, OVERSIGHT HEARING ON RESTORING THE FEDERAL PUBLIC LANDS WORKFORCE.
STATEMENT FOR TOM STRICKLAND, NOMINEE TO BE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF FISH, WILDLIFE, AND PARKS.
STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1078, TO ESTABLISH THE HARRIET TUBMAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK IN AUBURN, NEW YORK, AND THE HARRIET TUBMAN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK IN CAROLINE, DORCHESTER AND TALBOT COUNTIES, MARYLAND AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


APRIL 2009

STATEMENT OF WILL SHAFROTH, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FISH WILDLIFE AND PARKS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING H.R. 1612, THE PUBLIC LANDS SERVICE CORPS ACT OF 2009.
STATEMENT OF JONATHAN B. JARVIS, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, EPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS ON THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS
STATEMENT OF STEPHEN E. WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES ON H.R. 1121, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE A LAND EXCHANGE TO ACQUIRE LANDS FOR THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY FROM THE TOWN OF BLOWING ROCK, NORTH CAROLINA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF STEPHEN E. WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 1376, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO ESTABLISH THE WACO MAMMOTH NATIONAL MONUMENT IN THE STATE OF TEXAS.

 

MAY 2009

TESTIMONY OF MICHAEL NEDD, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, & PUBLIC LANDS OF THE COMMITTEE OF NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 980, NORTHERN ROCKIES ECOSYSTEM PROTECTION ACT.

STATEMENT OF STEVE WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS ON H.R. 1641, A BILL TO AMEND THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A STUDY OF THE CASCADIA MARINE TRAIL.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES OF THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE FISCAL YEAR 2010 BUDGET REQUEST FOR THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

 

JUNE 2009

TESTIMONY OF GEORGE SKIBINE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLICY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR INDIAN AFFAIRS UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE ON H.R. 1061, A BILL TO TRANSFER CERTAIN LAND TO THE UNITED STATES TO BE HELD IN TRUST FOR THE HOH INDIAN TRIBE, TO PLACE LAND INTO TRUST FOR THE HOH INDIAN TRIBE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
TESTIMONY OF MARVIN MORIARTY, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, NORTHEAST REGION, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON INSULAR AFFAIRS, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE AND THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS REGARDING BAT WHITE NOSE SYNDROME.
TESTIMONY OF HERBERT C. FROST, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, NATURAL RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP AND SCIENCE, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS REGARDING MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLES: STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING THE WEST.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE FISCAL YEAR 2010 BUDGET REQUEST FOR THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND THE PROPOSED EXPENDITURES UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT
TESTIMONY OF MARVIN MORIARTY, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, NORTHEAST REGION, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEES ON INSULAR AFFAIRS, OCEANS AND WILDLIFE; AND NATIONAL PARKS, FOREST AND PUBLIC LANDS COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JULY 2009

STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS CONCERNING H.R. 685, A BILL TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING THE UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL SYSTEM.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 2167, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ASSESS THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF DESIGNATING CERTAIN LANDS AS THE LOS CAMINOS DEL RIO NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS CONCERNING H.R. 481, A BILL TO REVISE THE AUTHORIZED ROUTE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL IN NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA TO INCLUDE EXISTING HIKING TRAILS ALONG LAKE SUPERIOR'S NORTH SHORE AND IN SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST AND CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING H.R. 2806, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARY OF THE STEPHEN MATHER WILDERNESS AND NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK IN ORDER TO ALLOW THE REBUILDING OF A ROAD OUTSIDE OF THE FLOODPLAIN WHILE ENSURING THAT THERE IS NO NET LOSS OF ACREAGE TO THE PARK AND WILDERNESS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPORT SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 1117, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE IN IMPLEMENTING CULTURAL HERITAGE, CONSERVATION, AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE CONNECTICUT RIVER WATERSHED OF THE STATES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND VERMONT.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPORT SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 227, TO ESTABLISH THE HARRIET TUBMAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK IN AUBURN, NEW YORK, AND THE HARRIET TUBMAN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK IN CAROLINE, DORCHESTER AND TALBOT COUNTIES, MARYLAND AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR - SUPPORT SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 625, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO ESTABLISH THE WACO MAMMOTH NATIONAL MONUMENT IN THE STATE OF TEXAS.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPORT SERVICES, 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 H.R. 714, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO LEASE CERTAIN LANDS IN VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR - SUPPORT SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERING S. 1053, A BILL TO AMEND THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM ACT TO EXTEND THE TERMINATION DATE.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, CONCERNING H.R. 1694 AND S. 1168, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION AND PROTECTION OF NATIONALLY SIGINIFICANT BATTLEFIELDS AND ASSOCIATED SITES OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND THE WAR OF 1812 UNDER THE AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION PROGRAM
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPORT SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING S. 853, TO AMEND THE WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT TO DESIGNATE ADDITIONAL SEGMENTS AND TRIBUTARIES OF THE WHITE CLAY CREEK IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA AS COMPONENTS OF THE NATIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS SYSTEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DAN WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, CONCERNING S. 715, AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRESERVATION AND REHABILIATION OF HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSES.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON S. 742, A BILL TO EXPAND THE BOUNDARY OF THE JIMMY CARTER NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, TO REDESIGNATE THE UNIT AS A NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, 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. 1270, TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE OREGON CAVES NATIONAL MONUMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, 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 H.R. 2430, TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONTINUE STOCKING FISH IN CERTAIN LAKES IN THE NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK, ROSS LAKE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, AND LAKE CHELAN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK , ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 1418 AND H.R. 2330 TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CARRY OUT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING CAMP HALE AS A UNIT OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM.
STATEMENT OF THE HONORABLE KEN SALAZAR, SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE BUDGET, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES , ON THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT

STATEMENT OF JONATHAN B. JARVIS, NOMINEE FOR DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, BEFORE THE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES CONCERNING H.R. 2806, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARY OF THE STEPHEN MATHER WILDERNESS AND NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK IN ORDER TO ALLOW THE REBUILDING OF A ROAD OUTSIDE OF THE FLOODPLAIN WHILE ENSURING THAT THERE IS NO NET LOSS OF ACREAGE TO THE PARK AND WILDERNESS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF DANIEL N. WENK, ACTING DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES ON H.R. 2802, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE ADAMS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION TO ESTABLISH A COMMEMORATIVE WORK IN HONOR OF FORMER PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS AND HIS LEGACY.


AUGUST 2009

STATEMENT OF DR. HERBERT C. FROST, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, NATURAL RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP AND SCIENCE, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, ON THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON NATIONAL PARKS IN COLORADO AND RELATED MANAGEMENT ACTIVITES.

 

SEPTEMBER 2009

STATEMENT OF KATHERINE STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON DISABILITY ASSISTANCE & MEMORIAL AFFAIRS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS, FOR THE OVERSIGHT HEARING ENTITLED "HONORING THE FALLEN: HOW CAN WE BETTER SERVE AMERICA'S VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES?"

 

OCTOBER 2009

STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 2689, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO STUDY THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF DESIGNATING THE NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD, VIRGINIA, AS A UNIT OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM.
STATEMENT OF DAN WENK, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING THE NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES PROTECTION AND REPATRIATION ACT.
STATEMENT OF MARCILYNN A. BURKE DEPUTY DIRECTOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR SENATE ENERGY &NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS S. 881, SOUTHEAST ALASKA NATIVE LAND ENTITLEMENT FINALIZATION ACT.

 

NOVEMBER 2009

STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING S. 1405, A BILL TO REDESIGNATE THE LONGFELLOW NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, MASSACHUSETTS, AS THE 'LONGFELLOW HOUSE-WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE'.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING S. 1413, TO AMEND THE ADAMS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK ACT OF 1998 TO INCLUDE THE QUINCY HOMESTEAD WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF THE ADAMS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE ON H.R. 1287, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO ENTER INTO A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PORTER COUNTY CONVENTION, RECREATION AND VISITOR COMMISSION REGARDING THE USE OF THE DOROTHY BUELL MEMORIAL VISITOR CENTER AS A VISITOR CENTER FOR THE INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON S. 1767 AND H.R. 1121, BILLS TO AUTHORIZE A LAND EXCHANGE TO ACQUIRE LANDS FOR THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY FROM THE TOWN OF BLOWING ROCK, NORTH CAROLINA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE ON H.R. 2802, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE ADAMS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION TO ESTABLISH A COMMEMORATIVE WORK IN HONOR OF FORMER PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS AND HIS LEGACY.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 3388, A BILL TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF PETERSBURG NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES ON H.R. 3603, A BILL TO RENAME OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING H.R. 3804, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO VARIOUS ACTS AFFECTING THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, TO EXTEND, AMEND, OR ESTABLISH CERTAIN NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AUTHORITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TESTIMONY OF DAN ASHE, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRIME, TERRORISM, AND HOMELAND SECURITY ON H.R. 2811, TO AMEND TITLE 18, U.S. CODE, TO INCLUDE CONSTRICTOR SNAKES OF THE SPECIES PYTHON GENERA AS AN INJURIOUS ANIMAL
STATEMENT OF STEVE WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES, AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC LANDS OF THE HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE CONCERNING H.R. 3726, A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE CASTLE NUGENT NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
STATEMENT OF STEVE WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS, CONCERNING H.R. 3444, TO ESTABLISH PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AS A UNIT OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF STEVE WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARK PLANNING, FACILITIES AND LANDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS CONCERNING H.R. 2889, TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE OREGON CAVES NATIONAL MONUMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

DECEMBER 2009

STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, 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 S. 1838, A BILL TO ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO COMMEMORATE THE SESQUICENTENNIAL OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING S. 760, A BILL TO DESIGNATE THE LIBERTY MEMORIAL AT THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, AS THE "NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL" AND H.R. 1849, A BILL TO DESIGNATE THE LIBERTY MEMORIAL AT THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, AS THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL, TO ESTABLISH THE WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL COMMISSION TO ENSURE A SUITABLE OBSERVANCE OF THE CENTENNIAL OF WORLD WAR I, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 2097, TO AUTHORIZE THE REDEDICATION OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WAR MEMORIAL AS A NATIONAL AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL TO HONOR THE SACRIFICES MADE BY AMERICAN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CONCERNING S. 2722, TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL RESOURCE STUDY TO DETERMINE THE SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF ADDING THE HEART MOUNTAIN RELOCATION CENTER, IN THE STATE OF WYOMING, AS A UNIT OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING S. 2726, TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE MINUTEMAN MISSILE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IN THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING S. 2738, TO AUTHORIZE THE NATIONAL MALL LIBERTY FUND D.C. TO ESTABLISH A MEMORIAL ON FEDERAL LAND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TO HONOR FREE PERSONS AND SLAVES WHO FOUGHT FOR INDEPENDENCE, LIBERTY, AND JUSTICE FOR ALL DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
STATEMENT OF KATHERINE H. STEVENSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS SERVICES, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNITED STATES SENATE, CONCERNING H.R. 3689, PROVIDING FOR A FOUR-YEAR EXTENSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND, INC., TO ESTABLISH A VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL VISITOR CENTER, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


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