Law Conference Will Evaluate Theories And Strategies In
11, 2000 -- "Saving Nature"
will be the theme of a national conservation conference Oct. 19-20
sponsored by the University of Virginia School of Laws Center
for Environmental Studies.
protection of forests, coastlines, wildlife habitat and other valuable
natural resources emerging as a top national priority, the conference
will explore and evaluate theories, tools and strategies that will
shape conservation policy in the years ahead. Leading scholars,
government officials, activists and conservation-agency heads, bringing
diverse and competing perspectives, will be among speakers and panel
participants. There is a $15 registration fee, which includes a
lunch. [News media are invited to attend all sessions free of charge.]
Hayes, U.S. deputy secretary of the interior, will give the conferences
keynote address at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Caplin Pavilion. Other
sessions will be held in Withers/Brown Hall 102. [A schedule is
additional information see the Web site for the "Saving Nature:
Theories, Tools and Strategies in Environmental Conservation"
conference at http://www.law.virginia.edu/SavingNature or
contact Teri Johnson at (804) 924-4684.
Bob Brickhouse, (804) 924-6856