To further the ENR Center’s mission of "engaging the law to support sustainability on earth," the ENR Center has developed seven theme-based projects that draw upon existing faculty strengths and provide synergistic opportunities for promoting student experience, providing service to the community, and bringing intellectual energy to bear on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge environmental issues of our day.
Conservation Trust Project
Focusing on public trust theory and private property tools to achieve landscape conservation.
Faculty leaders: Profs. Adell Amos, Susan Gary, Richard Hildreth, and Mary Wood.
Energy Law and Policy Project
Exploring innovative law and policy that promote a green energy future.
Faculty leaders: Profs. Adell Amos, Greg Dotson, and Roberta Mann.
Food Resiliency Project
Probing key law and policy issues to ensure resilient, sustainable food systems.
Faculty leaders: Profs. Michael Fakhri and Mary Wood.
Global Environmental Democracy Project
Preparing students to be advocates for global change.
Faculty: Profs. John Bonine and Mary Wood.
Native Environmental Sovereignty Project
Examining emerging tribal roles in co-managing lands and resources.
Faculty: Profs. Mary Wood and Howie Arnett.
Oceans, Coasts and Watersheds Project
Engaging the law to promote sustainability for ocean, coastal, and freshwater resources.
Faculty: Profs. Adell Amos and Richard Hildreth.
Sustainable Land Use Project
Evaluating land use laws, theories, and practices to ensure sustainable development in our communities.
Faculty: Prof. Mary Wood.