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Thursday, October 31 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Roundtable: Fiddling While Our Forests Burn: Forest Management Essentials for Forest Health

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Our country’s public lands are under attack from fire, insects, and disease. Many of these problems can be addressed through policy changes that encourage federal and state cooperation, active stewardship, and local engagement. This session will share best practices and ways state think tanks can effectively engage on this issue to take care of their land.

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Ellen Roberts

Owner, Ellen S. Roberts, LLC
Ellen Roberts has lived on the western slope of Colorado for almost 40 years, beginning as a ranger in Rocky Mountain National Park. Ellen, an attorney, served in the Colorado State House and Senate for a decade and now focuses on forest health and water policy consulting. She currently... Read More →
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Holly Fretwell

Director of Outreach, PERC
Holly Fretwell is Director of Outreach and a Research Fellow at PERC where she has focused her research on public lands policy, property rights, and markets for over two decades. She is author of Who is Minding the Federal Estate: Political Management of America’s Public Lands... Read More →
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Greg Walcher

President, National Resources Group
Greg Walcher is the author of Smoking Them Out: the Theft of the Environment, and How to Take it Back, writes a weekly newspaper column on natural resources issues, and publishes a blog called “Resources and Reality” with several thousand subscribers. A former secretary of... Read More →
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Jason Hayes

Director of Environmental Policy, Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Jason Hayes is the director of Environmental Policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and an adjunct faculty member at Northwood University. Jason has three decades of energy/environmental policy experience, having worked as a backcountry ranger and a forester in British... Read More →

Thursday October 31, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm MDT