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Livestream speeches by Idaho Gov. Otter, Interior’s Jim Lyons at Forest & Rangeland Management workshop in Boise

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Idaho Gov Butch OtterGov. C.L. "butch" OtterIdaho Gov. C.L. "Butch Otter and Jim Lyons, Interior Deputy Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management, addressed the second workshop of the Western Governors' National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative on Oct. 20 in Boise, Idaho.

The two-day (Oct. 20-21) workshop was the second of five hosted across the West by the Western Governors' Association for the central policy initiative of WGA Chair and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock. (Learn about the previous workshop in Missoula, Mont.)

The initiative is designed to examine forest management programs and investigate collaborative forest landscape restoration. The workshops will play a central role in collecting information that will position Western Governors to recommend and promote congressional efforts to improve forest management authorities.

Watch videos of all workshop sessions by using the links below. 

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