Event Oct 20, 2016

25th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

State Bar of California Environmental Law Section

Join Best Best & Krieger LLP at the State Bar of California Environmental Law Section’s 2016 Environmental Law Conference in Yosemite, Calif.

BB&K Speakers:

Alisha Winterswyk

"Southern Sierra Tree Die-Off"
Aerial surveys by the United States Forest Service show more than 66 million dead trees in Sierra Nevada forests. Learn about drought and bark beetle impacts on forest vegetation as well as forest management approaches designed to mitigate these ongoing impacts.
Saturday, Oct. 22
1 - 5 p.m.

Kelly Salt
“Water Rights Reforms — Are Changes Needed to our Water Rights and Pricing System?”
California’s historic drought has generated debate about how water should be allocated as well as new proposals for reform. In 2015, the Legislature enacted changes beefing up water measurement requirements for surface water diverters, and strengthening the State’s enforcement authority. More expansive water rights reforms have been proposed. Litigation is also ongoing that challenges water rates created to encourage water conservation, which potentially conflict with constitutional and other limitations on rate setting. This panel explores whether major changes to our water rights and water pricing systems are desirable, and if so, what they may be.
Sunday, Oct. 23
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 20 - Sunday, Oct. 23

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, CA 93623

For more information or to register,  click here.


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