Haaland to Chair Natural Resources Subcommittee Forum on Coronavirus Impacts on Wildfire Preparation

June 10, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Wednesday, June 10, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands and Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, will lead a forum on how the spread of coronavirus may impact wildfire preparation and suppression in high risk areas.

   

What:

Examining Coronavirus Impacts on Wildland Fire Operations and Vulnerable Communities

When:

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. MT

Where:

 

Speakers:

Live on YouTube or Facebook

 

Laura McCarthy

State Forester

New Mexico State Forestry Division

 

Mike Morgan

Director

Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

 

Kimiko Barrett

Program Coordinator, Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire

Headwaters Economics

 

Thom Porter

Chief

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection