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DDB2C3F533CF0A9A8725874400535983 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For TIMBER INDUSTRY AND OTHER MITIGATION STRATEGIES

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Sep 2, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



Timber Industry and other Mitigation Strategies - Committee Discussion Only


09:10:27 AM  
Molly Pitts, Director
of the Colorado Timber Industry Association,  presented on the importance
of the timber industry in Colorado.  She discussed the viability off
the logging industry and workforce development issues.  Members of
the committee asked questions to Ms. Pitts.

09:54:28 AM  
Susan Matthews, Interim
State Forester and Director of the Colorado State Forest Service, discussed
wildfire mitigation strategies.  She described the need for investment
in forest health in high priority areas.  Director Matthews discussed
future capacity to treat forest acres.  Members of the committee asked
questions to Ms. Matthews.