19th Annual Symposium – National Parks: Past, Present and Future

Stegner Center Nineteenth Annual Symposium National Parks: Past, Present, and Future Thursday and Friday, March 27 to 28, 2014 The City Library, Salt Lake City, Utah The national park idea, the best idea we ever had, was inevitable as soon as Americans learned to confront the wild continent not with fear and cupidity but with […]

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Past and Future Yellowstones: Finding Our Way in Wonderland

This Wallace Stegner Lecture is in conjunction with the 19th Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium – National Parks: Past, Present and Future S.J. Quinney College of Law, Sutherland Moot Courtroom The idea of Yellowstone National Park is a moving target. For a variety of reasons (some good and some not so much, some purposeful and some […]

Welcome to the EDR Blog

By Kirstin Lindstrom  for EDR Blog.org Welcome to the EDR Blog, hosted by the University of Utah’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program (EDRP). Established in 2012 as part of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment in the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the EDRP exists to educate students and the public about the […]

International Law Colloquium: Dan Bodansky

Climate Change: Law and Science in Global Negotiations 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Okazaki Community Meeting Room in the Goodwill Humanitarian Building at the College of Social Work Dan Bodansky, Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics and Sustainability, Sandra Day O’Connor College of law, Arizona State University Daniel M. Bodansky is an authority on the international […]

March 20 Event Update

Interdisciplinary Communication and the Role of the Environmental Lawyer 8:15 AM – 12:45 PMThursday, March 20, 2014Okazaki Community Meeting RoomCollege of Social Work (see map below)   Hosted in conjunction with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 43rd Spring Conference: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-spring-conference.html Please register for free light breakfast and a boxed lunch at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zhsp3h6cc0d042&oseq=&c=&ch=  Agenda 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 […]

March 20th Interdisciplinary Communication Event

Interdisciplinary Communication and the Role of the Environmental Lawyer 8:15 AM – 12:45 PMThursday, March 20, 2014Okazaki Community Meeting RoomCollege of Social Work (see map below)   Hosted in conjunction with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 43rd Spring Conference: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-spring-conference.html Please register for free light breakfast and a boxed lunch at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zhsp3h6cc0d042&oseq=&c=&ch=  Agenda 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 […]

Stegner Lecture with Todd Wilkinson – Plutocrats, Friends Or Foes? How Ted Turner Became A Billionaire and Plans To Give It All Away Tackling The Major Environmental Issues Of Our Time

A Wallace Stegner Center Lecture  S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 This lecture will explore how Ted Turner, a legendary media mogul and fiscally-conservative businessman known for revolutionizing news is taking his remarkable ability to peer into the future and make capitalism a force for addressing dire environmental challenges facing civilization. Turner is the […]

Stegner Lecture with Lucy Moore – Common Ground on Hostile Turf: Stories from an Environmental Mediator

A Wallace Stegner Center Lecture S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 In today’s world, we are confronted with a series of vast, complex challenges, and more are on the way. A fragile economy, political divisiveness, and the increasing pressures on the environment demand cooperative action —not a common commodity in our increasingly polarized society. […]

Green Bag: Peter Geddes – American Prairie Reserve: Building America’s First 21st Century Park in an Era of Government Retrenchment

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 Historically American has relied on the federal government for large landscape protection. Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness, Yellowstone, and the breathtaking national parks of Utah are examples of this incredible legacy. But this era of iconic conservation was largely over by the middle of the last century. With federal […]

Stegner Lecture with Cynthia Barnett – Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis

A Wallace Stegner Center Lecture with Cynthia Barnett, Journalist and Author S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 Americans see water as abundant and cheap: We turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench […]