The Role of Conflict and Litigation in the ESA seminar planned

The Western Governors’ Association will host a Feb. 25 webinar as part of its series for the Species Conservation and ESA Initiative.

The Role of Conflict and Litigation in the ESA will examine how litigation shapes the implementation of the Endangered Species Act and affects species conservation efforts. Panelists representing a diverse range of interests will participate in a moderated discussion, as well as a question and answer session. Register here.


  • When: Thursday, Feb. 25; 10:30 a.m.-noon MST
  • Moderator: Michael Brennan, Director, Wildlife Conservation and Mitigation Program, Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources
  • Panelists: John Leshy, Emeritus Professor, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, and Solicitor of the Interior Department, 1993-2001; Lisa Reynolds, Assistant Attorney General, State of Colorado; Jason Rylander, Senior Staff Attorney, Defenders of Wildlife; Douglas Wheeler, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP.

The webinar has been approved for CLE credit in Wyoming.