ERIC Number: ED354139
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Conservation Corps Program. Oversight Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer employment program for youth ages 15 through 18 from all segments of society. The program provides teenage employment and accomplishes conservation work on public lands. This hearing provides testimony by participants and directors in or related to the Corps to request funding for the YCC. The opening statement is given by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, Peter H. Kostmayer. Statements are also given by: (1) Allyssa Prazenic, member, Pennsylvania Conservation Corps; (2) Eleazar Dominguez, member, Pennsylvania Conservation Corps; (3) Virginia Crouch, graduate, Youth Conservation Corps; (4) Carlton Williams, ranger supervisor, Fairmont Park; (5) Paul McCloskey, Jr., Chair, House Commission on National and Community Service; (6) David Moffitt, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Assistant Director, Visitor Services; (7) William Hartwig, U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish & Wildlife Service, Deputy Assistant Director, Refuges and Wildlife; (8) Jay Lamar Beasley, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Deputy Chief for Administration; (9) Peter Engbretson, executive director, Philadelphia Ranger Corps; (10) Don Mathis, director, Pennsylvania Conservation Corps; (11) Richard Bernheimer, interim director, California Conservation Corps; (12) Kathleen Selz, executive director, National Association of Service and Conservation Corps; (13) Margaret Rosenberry, Youth Service America, director, finance and administration; and (14) Destry Jarvis, executive vice president, Student Conservation Association. The document contains a Conservation and Service Corps Profiles chart which highlights the various programs. The appendix contains two letters submitted for the hearing record. (KS)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Employment Opportunities, Experiential Learning, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Hearings, Outdoor Education, Program Evaluation, Summer Programs, Youth Employment
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.