Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)
Presenter: J. Michael Scott, U.S. Geological Survey, Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Idaho
Scott, J. Michael, "SLIDES: Threats to Biological Diversity: Global, Continental, Local" (2008). Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6).
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The Center’s 29th annual conference will focus on the changes in the West resulting from rapid population growth, development, disrupted historical weather patterns and the effects of those changes on land, water, and energy resources. Speakers and panelists will address the adaptability of the legal and political institutions and how the transformation of the West may foreshadow fundamental changes to these institutions.
The agenda includes panel discussions that will address:
In conjunction with the NRLC conference, the Environmental Law Society (ELS) will host the National Association of Environmental Law Societies Regional Event to discuss strategies and approaches for creating more sustainable learning environments with our peers from other law schools.