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  • Rep. Amy Sheldon, Chair
  • Rep. James McCullough, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Harvey Smith, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Seth Bongartz
  • Rep. Nelson Brownell
  • Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Clerk
  • Rep. Paul Lefebvre
  • Rep. Leland Morgan
  • Rep. Kristi Morris
  • Rep. Larry Satcowitz
  • Rep. Thomas Terenzini

House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife




Via Zoom

May 11, 2021 - May 14, 2021

Last Updated 5/13/2021 9:06 AM




Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.



Please note that closed captions/transcripts are not completely accurate.






Tuesday, May 11, 2021

10:00 AM                   House  Floor


-                                   Lunch and Caucuses


Ten Minutes After Caucuses                   H. 411 - An act relating to the retrieval and disposal of wild animals

Possible vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife

Catherine Gjessing, General Counsel, Department of Fish and Wildlife


-                                   Budget Discussion


-                                   Adjourn


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

9:00 AM                   Use Value Appraisal Programs

Ed Larson, Lobbyist, Vermont Forest Products Association

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel and  Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Jon Leibowitz, Executive  Director, Northeast Wilderness Trust

Alan Calfee, Principal Forester, Calfee Woodland Management, LLC

Bill Sayre, Co-owner, A. Johnson Lumber Co., Inc


-                                   Proposed Language About the Future Sinking of Ships

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel


-                                   Lunch


1:15 PM                   House Floor


-                                   Adjourn


Thursday, May 13, 2021

9:00 AM                   H. 120 - An act relating to updates to Act 250

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Stephanie Kaplan, Retired Act 250 Attorney, Montpelier


-                                   Lunch


1:15 PM                   House  Floor


-                                   Adjourn


Friday, May 14, 2021

9:30 AM                   House  Floor


-                                   Lunch


-                                   Adjourn






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 Amanda Horrocks at ahorrocks@leg.state.vt.us