Trends in Natural Resources Policy in the US

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Join Jay Jensen, director of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Southern Regional Office in Washington, D.C., for lunch to learn about trends in natural resource policy. Mr. Jensen has more than 15 years of executive leadership and public policy experience in conservation efforts. Prior to NFWF, Jensen was the Associate Director for Land and Water at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Mr. Jensen served as the Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where he provided agency oversight of the U.S. Forest Service. Previously, he led the Council of Western State Foresters and Western Forestry Leadership Coalition as their Executive Director, and was Senior Policy Advisor for the Western Governors Association. Mr. Jensen also worked on lead up to the 2002 Farm Bill as lead forestry advisor for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture. Mr. Jensen holds a degree in Biology and Geography from the University of California at Los Angeles and a master’s degree in Forest Science from Colorado State University.

To reserve your spot for lunch, email Tiffany Chiappetta at