More on Allegheny National Forest

May 24, 2012

House agriculture subcommittee hearing focuses on Biomass Crop Assistance Program

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, the goal of hearing the testimony was to help create a better and more financially efficient Farm Bill...

May 22, 2012

Thompson Leads Bipartisan Letter to U.S. Green Building Council Encouraging Expanded Utilization of U.S. Forest Products

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi, urging changes to the treatment of forest products...

May 18, 2012

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Completes Final Farm Bill Reauthorization Hearing with Review of Energy & Forestry Programs

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, today held a hearing to receive input from agriculture stakeholders...

Mar 27, 2012

Thompson Subcommittee Explores Ways to Improve U.S. Forest Health, Expand Timber Production, Rural Economic Growth

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, held a public hearing...

Mar 26, 2012

Thompson Announces Public Forum on Forestry in State College

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today announced a forum on the topic of forest management and invasive species...

Feb 22, 2012

Thompson Nominates Ken Kane of McKean County to Serve on National Forest System Land Management Planning Advisory Committee

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has nominated Ken Kane, a native of McKean County, Pa., to serve as a member of the National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest...

Feb 2, 2012

Thompson Reacts to Forest Service Planning Rule

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Forest Service’s announcement of the Final Planning Rule...

Sep 26, 2011

Wilderness bill expands access to public lands (Centre Daily Times)

While seemingly well intentioned, the author neglects the fact that this legislation will allow for greater access to our public lands by releasing acres that have had more restrictions levied upon them as a result of being part of a wilderness designation study...

Sep 26, 2011

Opinion: Forest Access Ensures Recreation, Proper Management, Sustainability (Centre Daily Times)

Passage of HR 1581 will enable more Americans to enjoy our federal lands, in addition to protecting fisheries, wildlife and other critical ecosystems through proper land management and multiple-use practices...

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