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    Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated…

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    Natural Gas Exports

    Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural gas exports, and build better relations with Eastern European…

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    Developing Bend, Oregon's Mill District

    Bend developer Bill Smith talked about how Bend, Oregon has recreated itself after its two mills shut down, and how the city has survived without the lumber mills.

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    W.A. Laidlaw and the Tumalo Dam

    Deschutes County Surveyor Mike Berry visited the failed Tumalo Reservoir and talked about W.A. Laidlaw and the Tumalo Dam. In the early 20th century W.A. Laidlaw promised hundreds of…

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    Bend, Oregon's Lumber Industry

    Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum talked about Bend, Oregon’s origins as a mill town, explained what life was like while the mills were in…

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    Hunting and Fishing on Public Lands

    Phil Taylor was interviewed by telephone about House debate on a bill expanding hunting and fishing on public lands. Mr. Taylor said that the bill would give the “legal…

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    West Coast and Pacific Fisheries

    Fisheries management experts from the Pacific Northwest testified on the effects of the Magnuson-Stevens Act on the region.

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    Olympia Oysters and the Shellfish Industry

    Taylor Shellfish’s Sustainability Manager, Marco Pinchot toured of one of its processing plants, and talked about the health of the Puget Sound today. Local historian Ed Echtle…

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    Book Discussion on The Collector

    Jack Nisbet, author of The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest, talked about naturalist and explorer David Douglas, a Scottish botanist and namesake for the…

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    Coeur d'Alene and the Lumber Industry

    Historian Robert Singletary talked about the growth of the logging industry and how the industry built modern day Coeur d’Alene. A report submitted by the U.S. government in 1898…

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    Book Discussion on Wyatt Earp and Coeur d'Alene Gold

    Jerry Dolph talked about the book he co-authored with Arthur Randall, Wyatt Earp and Coeur d’Alene Gold, as well as the history of mining in Idaho. Wyatt Earp arrived in Coeur…

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    History of the Crystal Gold Mine

    Owner Ray Cropp gave a tour of Crystal Gold Mine, one of the first hard rock mines in Coeur d’Alene’s mining district. He spoke about the history of the mine and how it was…

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    Wildfire Risks

    The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on the need to fund projects reducing fire hazards on federal lands.

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    Fur Trade in Coeur d'Alene

    Mark Weadick, a forestry consultant and fur trade historian, talked about the the significance of the fur trade to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He spoke about free hunters, who were…

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    National Parks and Public Lands

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell talked about the economic value of national parks and other public lands. She outlined the impact of sequestration and the government shutdown on the…

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    Book Discussion on The Man Who Planted Trees

    Jim Robbins talked about his book, The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet, in which he tells the story of David Milarch, a man who…

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    House Republicans on Reopening National Parks, Memorials and Museums

    On the second day of the government shutdown, House Republican leaders said they would offer legislation re-opening national parks, including the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.…

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    House Re-Air: Park Funding Measure

    Members of the House debated about H. J. Res. 70, Open Our National Parks and Museums Act, a measure for emergency funding for operating national parks and museums during a government…

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    House Debate on National Parks and Musuems During Government Shutdown

    Members of the House debated H.J. Res. 70, Open Our National Parks and Museums, to continue funding to keep national parks and museums open after the government shutdown began that day.

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    Book Discussion on Presque Isle State Park

    Eugene Ware talked about his book, Presque Isle State Park, toured the park, and talked about the history and the importance of Erie’s waterway. 

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