House Natural Resources Committee

Federal Lands Subcommittee

Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences Act

1324 Longworth
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 15:00:00 GMT

On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill:

  • H.R. ___ (Rep. Westerman), “Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences Act” or the “EXPLORE Act”.

Chairman Westerman (R-AR) and Ranking Member Grijalva (D-AZ) will introduce the bipartisan “Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act” during the week of November 27th.

Hearing memo

  • Chris French, Deputy Chief of the National Forest System, U.S. Forest Service
  • Michael T. Reynolds, Deputy Director for Congressional and External Relations, National Park Service
  • Jessica Wahl Turner, President, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable
  • Katherine Andrews, Director – Office of Outdoor Recreation, Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism
  • Sasha DiGiulian, Professional Rock Climber, Boulder, Colorado
  • Luis Benitez, Chief Impact Officer, Trust for Public Land [Minority Witness]