Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2021

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This March 1 - March 7, join Oregon Wild staff, colleagues, and supporters VIRTUALLY at the premiere environmental law conference in the country! The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) brings together attorneys, practitioners, students, and activists from around the world to explore panel and keynote topics as interesting and diverse as global warming impacts in Africa to wolf recovery in Oregon. 

The conference is free, open to the public, and a great chance to learn more about all kinds of issues important to Oregon Wild's work and global environmentalism. This year, all panels and keynotes are virtual and can be found at 

Oregon Wild staff and allies are speaking on several panels: 

Wild & Scenic Rivers
Monday, March 1, 5:30-6:30pm

To Defend a Forest, Go See What's There
Monday, March 1, 5:30-6:30pm

Protecting Mature & Old Growth Forests for Climate and Biodiversity
Tuesday, March 2, 5:30-6:30pm

Wildlife as Allies in the Fight Against Climate Change
Thursday, March 4, 12-1:30pm

Forever 21? Trump's Attack on Eastern Oregon Old Growth and Eastside Screens
Friday, March 5, 1-2:30pm

Making Sense of Oregon's 2020 Fire Season
Saturday, March 6, 3-4:30pm

Collaboratives: You take the good, you take the bad?
Sunday, March 7, 10:30am-12pm

The complete schedule can be found here.