Public Land Law Conference at UM to Tackle Natural Resource Management

September 29, 2015

MISSOULA – Experts in natural resources and environmental law from around the country will converge at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana this week for the 36th Biennial Public Land Law Conference.

The theme of this year’s conference, slated for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1-2, is “Transcending Boundaries: Achieving Success in Cooperative Management of Natural Resources.” It will feature a keynote address by Hilary Tompkins, solicitor for the U.S. Department of the Interior, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the University Center Ballroom.

The conference also will include discussion panels on the topics of water resources, wildlife management, and energy and climate change. A complete schedule is available online at http://scholarship.law.umt.edu/pllsymposium/2015PLLC/2015_schedule.pdf.

The conference is free and open to the public, but attorneys attending to receive continuing legal education credits must pay $125.

For more information, call Hannah Cail, conference editor, at 406-243-6568 or email hannah.cail@umontana.edu

Contact: Hannah Cail, conference editor, 406-243-6568, hannah.cail@umontana.edu.