Fellows focus on public trust theory and private property tools such as conservation easements and trust acquisitions to achieve landscape conservation and protect natural resources.
- Anne Wolke, 3L Fellow, "Coastal Cultural Resources in the Age of Climate Change: Strengthening the Legal Framework for Historic Preservation," Oregon State of the Coast, October 29, 2021.
- Mary Wood, Keynote speech at the Ralph F. Fuchs Lecture, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law October 23, 2020.
- “Holding Producers Accountable for Natural Resource Damages: PCB, MTBE, PFAS, and Climate Liability as Guidance for Atmospheric Recovery Litigation,” Oregon Law Public Interest Environmental Law Conference on May 8, 2020.
- “On the Eve of Destruction”: Courts Confronting the Climate Emergency, Indiana Law Journal (forthcoming 2021)
- The Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Third Edition (Textbook) (with Michael C. Blumm) (Carolina Academic Press, 2020).
- Joseph Sax: The Public Trust in Environmental Law, chapter in Pioneers in Environmental Law (with Gerald Torres) (Twelve Table Press, 2020).
- “Restoring Democracy: Nature’s Trust, Human Survival, and Constitutional Fiduciary Governance,” a chapter in Democracy Unchained: How to Rebuild Government for the People, The New Press, 2020.
- Climate Change and the Public Trust Doctrine in Oregon: A Law Professors' Amicus Brief (July 16, 2019).
- Florida State University Law Review Rehearing: Debating the Fundamentals of the Fundamental Right to a Sustainable Environment, FSU Law Review. (2018).
Beck Groff- 2L- Bowerman Fellow
Beck grew up in a farming community in northern Indiana. Beck received his B.S. in Public Policy Analysis and Economic Consulting from Indiana University. His legal education focuses on natural resources law alongside trust and estates law. When not at the law school, he can be found running, hiking, and kayaking throughout the Pacific Northwest. He interned at Tualatin Riverkeepers during the Summer of 2021.
Michael O'Neil - 3L - Bowerman Fellow
Michael grew up in Seattle and graduated from Seattle University before heading off to University College Dublin to receive his Master's degree in philosophy. An avid cyclist and hiker, Michael hopes to use his legal education from UO to give back to the environment he cherishes the most - the Northwest. Summer of 2021 he externed with Judge Ann Aiken.
Anne Wolke - 3L - Bowerman Fellow
Anne is originally from eastern Oregon and enjoys exploring diverse ecosystems throughout the Pacific Northwest. Anne received a B.S. in Sociology and Anthropology from Southern Oregon University. Her research interests include international climate law and policy, cultural rights, water law, and the impacts of climate change on natural and cultural resources. During the Summer of 2021 she was a legal intern at Tualatin Riverkeepers and an archaeologist at Black Dog Archaeology.