TODAY: Haaland to Hold Virtual Subcommittee Forum on Sustainable Job Creation

July 7, 2020
Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, will chair a forum focused on sustainable job creation today, Tuesday, July 7. During the forum, Haaland, who is also vice chair of the full Natural Resources Committee, will lead a discussion on building a “restoration economy” similar to the now-booming recreation economy, which until the coronavirus shutdowns added close to $900 billion to the U.S. economy annually and created more than 7 million jobs. 


Vice Chair Deb Haaland


Subcommittee Forum on Sustainable Job Creation 


Today, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. MT 


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Mr. Brent Keith

Senior Policy Advisor – Lands

The Nature Conservancy


Ms. Mary Ellen Sprenkel

President & CEO 

The Corps Network


Mr. Dwayne Lefthand

Taos Pueblo Conservation Program Coordinator

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, New Mexico


Dr. Holly Bamford

Chief Conservation Officer

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation