Legislation to Implement the Polar Bear Treaty

November 14, 2005


The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Full Committee Hearing on legislation required to implement the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation on the Conservation and Management of the Alaska-Chukotka Polar Bear Population (Polar Bear Treaty) on Monday, November, November 14, 2005, at 11:30 a.m., in Room 562 of the Dirksen Building.

Click here for video of this hearing.

The scheduled witnesses are:


Opening Remarks

  • U.S. Senator Ted Stevens

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Charlie Johnson

    Executive Director
    Alaska Nanuuq Commission
  • Mr. Marshall Jones

    Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Department of the Interior