Video

Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Restoring Healthy Ecosystems

  • Document

    Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Restoring Healthy Ecosystems

    Watch Video

    About the Event

    In the fifth event of our “Overcoming Challenges and Seizing Opportunities: Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law” series, NACo, the Bipartisan Policy Center and National League of Cities will host U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Randy Moore and U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Winnie Stachelberg to discuss their efforts to implement the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to restore healthy ecosystems, reduce the threat of and mitigate the effect from wildland fire, safeguard water supplies, and ensure greater access to federal public lands.

    The IIJA represents a generational opportunity to invest in improving the quality of our nation’s federal public lands and reducing risks from flood, droughts, and fires. Both DOI and USFS received significant funding to address these pressing needs under the IIJA and have begun to approve projects to meet these goals

    Learn about efforts to implement the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to restore healthy ecosystems, reduce the threat of and mitigate the effect from wildland fire, safeguard water supplies, and ensure greater access to federal public lands.
    2022-09-16
    Video
    2022-09-16

Watch Video

About the Event

In the fifth event of our “Overcoming Challenges and Seizing Opportunities: Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law” series, NACo, the Bipartisan Policy Center and National League of Cities will host U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Randy Moore and U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Winnie Stachelberg to discuss their efforts to implement the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to restore healthy ecosystems, reduce the threat of and mitigate the effect from wildland fire, safeguard water supplies, and ensure greater access to federal public lands.

The IIJA represents a generational opportunity to invest in improving the quality of our nation’s federal public lands and reducing risks from flood, droughts, and fires. Both DOI and USFS received significant funding to address these pressing needs under the IIJA and have begun to approve projects to meet these goals

Standard

About Jonathan Shuffield (Full Bio)

Legislative Director – Public Lands | Western Interstate Region

Jonathan serves as NACo’s legislative director for public lands and liaison to the Western Interstate Region, lobbying Congress on public lands issues including Payments In Lieu of Taxes, Secure Rural Schools, land management and endangered species.

  • Basic page

    Environment, Energy & Land Use Steering Committee

    Responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal, national energy policy, renewable/alternative energy, alternative fuel vehicles, energy facility siting, electricity utility restructuring, pipeline safety, oil spills, superfund/brownfields, eminent domain, land use, coastal management, oceans, parks and recreation.
    page

    <p>Responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal,

  • Basic page

    Public Lands Steering Committee

    All matters relating to federally-owned public lands including federal land ​management programs, natural resource revenue sharing payments, payments in lieu of taxes, and property tax immunity concerns.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    page

    <p>All matters relating to federally-owned public lands including federal land ​management programs, natural resource revenue sharing payments, payments in lieu of taxes, and property tax immunity concerns.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Basic page

    Transportation Steering Committee

    Responsible for all matters pertaining to federal transportation legislation, funding and regulation and its impacts on county government. This includes highway and bridge development, finance and safety, public transit development and finance, transportation planning, airport development and service, passenger and freight railroads, ports and waterways, freight movement, and research and development of new modes of transportation.
    page

    <p>Responsible for all matters pertaining to federal transportation legislation, funding and regulation and its impacts on county government.

  • 03
    03
    10:00 am
    Reports & Toolkits

    <table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width:100%" summary="call-out transparent jump">
    <tbody>
    <tr>
    <td>

Related News

Related Resources

More From