The autumn semester Natural Resources and Environmental Policy Forum at The University of Montana begins at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Law Building, Room 101. Australia National University’s Carina Wyborn will present on “Connectivity Conservation in Australia: The Science and Values of Large Landscape Collaboration.” All forum series events are free and open to the public.
Wyborn is a doctoral student from the Australian National University in Canberra. Her doctoral research examines the cross-scale, collaborative governance dimensions of large landscape conservation initiatives in Australia and North America, such as the Crown of the Continent Initiative. She teaches in the human ecology program at the Fenner School of Environment and Society.
Two other forums will be presented this fall at noon in Room 101 of the Law Building:
- Thursday, Oct. 13: “Bull Trout’s Gift: Bull Trout, Tribal People, and the Jocko River,” presented by Germaine White, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
- Friday, Nov. 18: “Regulating Greenhouse Gases: Where We Stand and Where We’re Heading,” interactive discussion with Michael Gerrard, Columbia Law School.
Professor Gerrard will also be presenting the UM Department of History Hampton Lecture on Nov. 18.
The forum series is convened by the Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy in cooperation with the UM College of Forestry and Conservation, School of Law, Bolle Center for People and Forests, Resource Conservation Program, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Program, the Department of History/H.D. Hampton Lecture Series, and the Indian Land Tenure Foundation.
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