Sue George to Discuss Wildlife Law at Brown Bag Talk

Sue GeorgeSue George (`88), a longtime environmental lawyer who directs the Wild Friends program at the University of New Mexico School of Law, will be the guest speaker at a March 7 brown bag lunch at the school. The title of her talk is, “Wildlife to Wild Friends – Journey of an Environmental Attorney” and will begin at 12 p.m. in the Old Faculty Lounge. Everyone is welcome.

George, director of the Regulatory Programs and Training Center at the school’s Institute of Public Law, will provide a brief overview of wildlife law, from state wildlife management to the federal Endangered Species Act. Examples of local conservation issues will be discussed, such as the Mexican gray wolf and the Rio Grande silvery minnow. She also will discuss past environmental and natural resource work she’s done, and answer questions about how to break into the environmental and natural resources field as a lawyer.

The talk is part of a brown bag series sponsored by the Utton Transboundary Resources Center, the Environmental Law Society and the UNM School of Law Natural Resources Program.

February 27, 2012