Pine beetle hearing set for Hill City
Sunday, 10 July 2011 15:27
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands will hold an oversight field hearing, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, at the Rafter J. Bar Ranch in Hill City.
Participating in the hearing will be Subcommittee Chair-man Rob Bishop of Utah and at-large member S.D. Representative Kristi Noem. Other witnesses may be announced.
Noem described the epidemic as a "slow motion disaster for the Black Hills National Forest and the region's economy."