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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Testimony Before the 112th Congress

2012 | 2011

2012

Witness Subject Committee Date
Tom Melius
Acting Deputy Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Regarding H.R. 6007, North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act of 2012 House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs 07/19/2012
Dan Ashe
Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Science of How Hunting Assists Species Conservation and Management Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight 06/19/2012
Eileen Sobeck
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Fish and Wildlife and Parks
Department of the Interior
H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171 Related to Lacey Act House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans 05/08/2012
Dan Ashe
Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
S. 357 Wildlife Disease Emergencies, S. 1249 Target Practice and Marksmanship Training, S. 2071 Electronic Duck Stamp, S. 2156 Migratory Bird Habitat , S. 2282 North American Wetlands, S. 1266 Delaware River Basin Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works 04/24/2012
Alexandra Pitts
Deputy Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 4043 Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans 04/19/2012
Jim Kurth
Assistant Director
National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 2984 Maine Coastal Islands Wilderness Act House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests 03/29/2012
Jerome Ford
Assistant Director
Migratory Bird Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 1917 Joint Ventures for Bird Habitat Conservation, H.R. 1960 North American Wetlands Conservation and H.R. 3074 Cormorant Management House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans 03/29/2012
Dan Ashe
Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans 03/06/2012
Wendi Weber
Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Proposed Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans 02/17/2012

2011

Witness Subject Committee Date
Cynthia Dohner
Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Ownership Rights Concerning the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 12/15/2011
Dan Ashe
Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Endangered Species Act: How Litigation is Costing Jobs and Impeding True Recovery Efforts House Committee on Natural Resources 12/06/2011
Rachel Jacobson
Acting Assistant Secretary
Fish and Wildlife and Parks
Department of the Interior
Oversight Hearing "Florida Everglades Restoration: What are the Priorities?" House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 11/03/2011
George Phocas
Resident Agent-In-Charge
Law Enforcement
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Safeguarding of Hawai’i’s Ecosystem and Agriculture against Invasive Species House Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia 10/27/2011
Jim Kurth
Assistant Director
National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 3009, 2236 and 2791 National Wildlife Refuge-related, H.R. 2027 and 2154 Coastal Barrier Resource-related, H.R. 2714 Marine Mammal Protection Act, H.R. 3117 Electronic Duck Stamp House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 10/25/2011
Ren Lohoefener
Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Questionable Fish Science and Environmental Lawsuits: Jobs and Water Supplies At Risk in The Inland Empire House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power 10/18/2011
Gary Frazer
Assistant Director
Endangered Species
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
ESA: Reviewing the Nexus of Science and Policy House Committee on Science, Subcomittee on Investigations and Oversight 10/13/2011
Teiko Saito
Assistant Director
International Affairs
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 50, Multinational Species Conservation Funds, H.R. 1760 Great Ape Conservation H.R. 1761 Marine Turtle Conservation House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 06/28/2011
Cynthia Dohner
Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Progress on Assessing Natural Resource Damages and Early Restoration after the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife 06/28/2011
Dr. Gabriela Chavarria
Science Advisor to the Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Why We Should Care About Bats: Devastating Impact White-Nose Syndrome is Having on One of Nature's Best Pest Controllers House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 06/24/2011
Jim Kurth
Acting Assistant Director
National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The National Wildlife Refuge System’s Operations Needs and Maintenance Backlog House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 05/26/2011
Rowan Gould
Acting Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 991 Marine Mammal Protection Act, H.R. 1160 and 670 McKinney Lake National Fish Hatchery and Submerged Lands Conveyances, H.R. 1670 Sikes Act House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 05/12/2011
Rowan Gould
Acting Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Joint Oversight Hearing "At Risk: American Jobs, Agriculture, Health and Species: the Costs of Federal Regulatory Dysfunction" House Committees on Natural Resources and Agriculture 05/03/2011
Greg Siekaniec
Assistant Director
National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
H.R. 306 Wild Horse Protection, H.R. 588, S. 266, and H.R. 285 Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Renaming House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 04/07/2011
Rowan Gould
Acting Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Fiscal Year 2012 Budget of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans and Insular Affairs 03/02/2011
Rowan Gould
Deputy Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Nomination of Daniel M. Ashe to be Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works 02/15/2011