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GLIN==> Conservation Leadership: A View from the Field -- Symposium

Title: Conservation Leadership: A View from the Field -- Symposium

Conservation Leadership: A View from the Field
March 30, 2007
School of Natural Resources & Environment
University of Michigan
440 Church Street, ST Dana Bldg.

Ann Arbor

Join us for a day of discussions with twenty distinguished SNRE Alumni, Luther Propst, Executive Director of the Sonoran Institute, Mark Shaffer, Environment Program Director, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Nolan Yamashiro, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Symposium Schedule

Conservation Careers
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  -- Careers in Conservation (Dana Room 1040).  Alumni representing a diverse range of nonprofit organizations and government agencies will discuss their careers and provide advice to current students. Question and answer session to follow.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  -- Networking Lunch (Dana, Ford Commons). Network with alumni and local professionals over pizza.

Join discussions with alumni on challenges and lessons from their current work.
1:00 – 2:20 p.m.  Concurrent Panels – Session 1 (Dana Room 1024)
A.     Strategies for Community-based Conservation
B.     Changing the Policy Landscape: Advocacy in Challenging Times

2:30 – 3:50 p.m.  Concurrent Panels – Session 2 (Dana Room 1028)
A.     Environmental Planning and Sustainability
B.     Convincing the Skeptics: Approaches for Building Coalition

Keynote Lecture:
“Healthy Landscapes, Livable Communities: Conservation Leadership and the Future of the American West”
by Luther Propst Luther Propst, Executive Director, The Sonoran Institute
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  (Dana Room 1040)

The Sonoran Institute brings diverse groups together to accomplish shared conservation goals. Under Propst’s guidance, the Institute has been instrumental in establishing over two dozen place-based conservation organizations. With offices in Arizona, Colorado, Montana and northern Mexico, SI has been a leader in collaborative approaches aimed at on-the-ground conservation success.

Presented by: The Doris Duke Conservation Fellows Program and the Ecosystem Management Initiative

For more information, contact:
Steven L. Yaffee, Ph.D.
Theodore Roosevelt Professor of Ecosystem Management
Professor of Natural Resource & Environmental Policy
Director, Ecosystem Management Initiative
School of Natural Resources & Environment
University of Michigan, 440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1041
yaffee@umich.edu   734-763-5451 (voice)  734-615-7100 (fax)

Feel free to join us for the keynote talk or any portion of the program.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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