2022 Symposium

Alaska and the Environment

Please join the Alaska Law Review and University of Alaska-Anchorage Justice Center for our 2022 Symposium on Alaska and the Environment. The conference will be held in person on October 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AKDT at the University of Alaska-Anchorage Consortium Library, Room 301. Virtual attendees can also join via live-stream.

The conference will include a keynote address from the vice president of external and government affairs for NANA, Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley, and panel discussions on wildlife and fisheries issues and land management and partnerships.

Members of the Alaska Bar will receive three CLE credits for attending.

Please register in advance.

I. Schedule of Events

The following represents the schedule of the symposium’s events:

8:30 Introduction
Professor Ryan Fortson
University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center
8:45 Keynote Address
Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley
Vice President of External and Government Affairs for NANA
9:30 Break
 
9:45 Panel: Wildlife and Fishing Issues in Alaska

“The Kenai Rule in Four Acts: Bear-Baiting, Firearms, Hunting, and Trapping Restrictions in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge” – Dr. Jon Nachtigal, University of Alaska Fairbanks   

Alaska Native Fishing Rights Dr. Rachel Donkersloot, Coastal Cultures Research and Consulting

Moderator – Kelsey Schober, Nature Conservancy

10:45 Break
 
11:00 Panel: Land Management and Partnerships in Alaska

Heat Waves and a Public-Private Partnership in Alaska – Professor Sarah Matsumoto, Willamette School of law

The Enhanced Federal Tax Incentive for Donations of Conservation Easements by Alaska Native Corporations – Tim Troll, Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust 

Matt Newman, Native American Rights Fund

Moderator – Christopher Slottee, Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt

12:15 Closing Remarks
Carole A. Holley, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice

2022 Symposium

Alaska and the Environment

Please join the Alaska Law Review and University of Alaska-Anchorage Justice Center for our 2022 Symposium on Alaska and the Environment. The conference will be held in person on October 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AKDT at the University of Alaska-Anchorage Consortium Library, Room 301. Virtual attendees can also join via live-stream.

The conference will include a keynote address from the vice president of external and government affairs for NANA, Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley, and panel discussions on wildlife and fisheries issues and land management and partnerships.

Members of the Alaska Bar will receive three CLE credits for attending.

Please register in advance.

I. Schedule of Events

The following represents the schedule of the symposium’s events:

8:30 Introduction
Professor Ryan Fortson
University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center
8:45 Keynote Address
Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley
Vice President of External and Government Affairs for NANA
9:30 Break
 
9:45 Panel: Wildlife and Fishing Issues in Alaska

“The Kenai Rule in Four Acts: Bear-Baiting, Firearms, Hunting, and Trapping Restrictions in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge” – Dr. Jon Nachtigal, University of Alaska Fairbanks   

Alaska Native Fishing Rights Dr. Rachel Donkersloot, Coastal Cultures Research and Consulting

Moderator – Kelsey Schober, Nature Conservancy

10:45 Break
 
11:00 Panel: Land Management and Partnerships in Alaska

Heat Waves and a Public-Private Partnership in Alaska – Professor Sarah Matsumoto, Willamette School of law

The Enhanced Federal Tax Incentive for Donations of Conservation Easements by Alaska Native Corporations – Tim Troll, Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust 

Matt Newman, Native American Rights Fund

Moderator – Christopher Slottee, Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt

12:15 Closing Remarks
Carole A. Holley, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice