Testimony from February 4, 2013 Budget Hearing – Environmental Conservation

February 05, 2013

PDF icon New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Joe Martens, Commissioner PDF icon New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation – Rose Harvey, Commissioner PDF icon New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets – James Bays, 1st Deputy Commissioner PDF icon NYSERDA – Francis J. Murray, Jr., President & CEO PDF icon NY Farm Bureau – Julie Suarez, Director, Public Policy PDF icon American Farmland Trust – David Haight, NYS Director PDF icon NYS Fish & Wildlife Management Board – Lance Robson, Chair PDF icon NYS Conservation Fun Advisory Board – Jason Kemper, Chair PDF icon NYS Conservation Council – Chuck Parker, President PDF icon NY Association of Conservation Districts – Judy Littrell, Executive Director PDF icon NYS Bottle & Can Redemption Association – Shelia Rivers, Chairperson PDF icon Police Benevolent Association of New York State – Bernard Rivers, Vice President CCO; Drew Cavanaugh, Secretary PDF icon Alliance for NYS Parks – Erik Kulleseid, Director PDF icon Parks and Trails NY – Laura DiBetta, Parks Program Director PDF icon Audubon New York – Sean Mahar, Director, Government Relations PDF icon Adirondack Council – Scott Lorey, Director, Government Relations PDF icon Adirondack Mountain Club – Joelle Foskett, Public Lands Advocate PDF icon The Nature Conservancy – Stuart Gruskin, Chief Conservation Officer PDF icon Environmental Advocates of NY – David VanLuven, Policy Director PDF icon League of Conservation Voters – Richard Gotla, Legislative Director PDF icon Citizens Campaign for Environment – William Cooke, Director of Government Relations PDF icon NYPIRG – Laura Haight, Senior Environmental Associate PDF icon New York Botanical Garden – Aaron Bouska, Assistant Vice President for Government & Community Relations