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NRS Speaker Series: Protecting Endangered Species

September 20, 2018 12:00 PM - September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

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Speaker Series

Protecting Endangered Species: Challenges and Creative Approaches

Thursday, September 20, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Conference Center
Lunch available -- Please RSVP by 12:00 p.m. on September 19 to Debbie Bauer,

- Colette Barron Bradsby, Attorney, Texas Parks and Wildlife
- Glenn Clingenpeel, Executive Manager, Planning and Environmental Management Division, Trinity River Authority of Texas

Endangered species legislation were instituted at both the federal and state levels to provide protection to plants and animals that faced the possibility of extinction. Because many of those protected species are found on privately owned lands, or in public water supplies, the legislation has engendered tensions between the public’s ecological objectives and private property rights, as well as between the public ecological and freshwater priorities. Drawing on ongoing and recent disputes in Texas (s.a., dunes sagebrush lizard, lesser prairie chicken, and eleven Texas freshwater mussel species), Colette Barron Bradsby and Glenn Clingenpeel will discuss the science, laws and policies surrounding these disputes, and offer insight into how interested parties might approach resolution of these disputes.

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