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A three day public lands conference will be held in houston, TX on 2/28-3/2. it will be the largest public lands conference ever to be held in the entire Gulf Coast region, with speakers being flown in from cities nationwide. the conference will feature panels, workshops, skill-shares, roundtable discussions, and informational speakers. we will cover a broad spectrum of public lands issues and will focus on empowering a nationally networked movement. make your way south and come join us in protecting our forests, deserts, prairies, and bayous.
Public lands
Public lands
THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND:
Public Lands' History, Philosophy, and Controversy
A Three Day Public Lands Conference
Sponsored by:
Rice University, Houston Earth First!, and Live Oak Alliance

Day One, Friday February 28th: 6pm-10pm
History & Ideology of Public Lands
Rice University, TBA

Day Two, Saturday March 1st: 10am-6pm
Analyzing and Addressing Public Lands Issues
Rice University, Ley Student Center

Day Three, Sunday March 2nd: 10am-5pm
Building a Local Movement and Nature Walk
Brazos Bend State Park

This conference will be one of the largest public lands conferences in the United States, with speakers being flown in from around the nation to teach on special topics including: public lands history and valuation, resource extraction, the trend towards privatization, recreation, environmental law, the Bush Administration's rollbacks on protection of our public lands, Texas public lands, and urban public spaces. The conference will consist of panels, guest speakers, interactive workshops, teach-ins, skill-shares and film showings.


For more information see the website at  http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~enviclub/conference/conferencehome.html
or contact Cameron at  cnaficy@rice.edu
Endorsed by: Texas Earth First!, OutCry, One Struggle Collective, Center for Animal Liberation Affairs, Houston Animal Rights Team, Co-founders of Radical Education Community

homepage: homepage: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~enviclub/conference/conferencehome.html