Conservation Trust Project

Interdisciplinary Research Projects | Fellowships | Recent Publications

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.


Atmospheric Recovery

Recent Publications: 

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).


Adell Amos
Susan Gary
Richard Hildreth
Mary Wood

CTP Fellows

Zachary Griffith - 2L - Bowerman Fellow
Zachary Zachary moved to Oregon from Missouri to study environmental law. Prior to coming to law school, he was a mechanic/automotive salesman for 2 years, and before that graduate from Missouri State University with a major in political science and minors in economics and the legal environment of business. He intends to use his legal degree to protect Missouri’s environmental heritage.




Summary Sheet

For an archive of the events and scholarship of the CTP, click here.

Related Links

McKenzie River Trust

Payette Land Trust