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August 27, 2007

Professor Mary Wood to Speak at ENR Fireside Conversation Series August 29 at 4:30 p.m.

 
The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, kicks off its “Earth on Fire:  A Series of Fireside Conversations On Global Warming” 2007-2008 series with a talk by Professor Mary Wood, who will be speaking on “Courts As Guardians of the Global Trust.”  Professor Wood is nationally known for her scholarship on the federal trust obligation towards native nations and her work on treaty fishing rights and endangered species. She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to protection of native resources and has helped government agencies formulate policies to carry out their trust obligations. She is a co-author of a forthcoming textbook in natural resources law and is engaged in other scholarship exploring the use of private property mechanisms such as conservation easements to achieve landscape protection.  The event will take place Wednesday, August 29, at 4:30 p.m., at the Many Nations Longhouse adjacent to the School of Law.  It is free and open to all members of the University community.

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